TLC, Discovery Promote Amy Winter, Edward Sabin

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Group president Eileen O’Neill strengthens her leadership team.


NEW YORK – Discovery Communications said Tuesday that Eileen O’Neill, who was recently elevated to the post of group president, Discovery and TLC Networks, has promoted Amy Winter and Edward Sabin, strengthening her executive team.
Winter was named general manager and executive vp of TLC after most recently serving as TLC’s senior vp of marketing - creative, and Sabin was named group COO, Discovery and TLC Networks.  He was previously COO of TLC. Both report to O’Neill.
Winter will oversee all aspects of programming, production, development, new media and marketing for the Discovery Communications network.
Sabin has oversight for all strategy, network operations, financial and business matters for Discovery’s U.S. flagships, as well as integrated content and break strategy, research and talent management, among other things.
“Amy and Edward are terrific executives who have been key leaders at TLC over the past several years, playing critical roles in the network’s success and rise to a top 10 cable network,” said O’Neill. “Amy and Edward bring a combination of strong creative and business experience with leadership qualities that can get the most out of people and partners.”