Discovery Communications Hosts Inaugural NewFront Presentation

5:50am. While folks up and down the coast were just waking up — rubbing their eyes, struggling to their feet and sipping fresh cups of coffee, a Discovery Communications team (me included) was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at Urbo in New York City. Just over three hours later, Discovery kicked off its first-ever NewFront presentation. The Digital Content NewFronts, hosted by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), put the spotlight on online…

Discovery Sets Its Eyes on SXSW Interactive with Five Panels: Vote Today!

It seems just as soon as SXSW Interactive wraps each March, planning for the next year begins. That’s certainly the case here at Discovery Communications, and we’re excited to have five panels/presentaions for your consideration in this year’s PanelPicker. From the captains of Discovery Channel‘s Deadliest Catch candidly discussing how they use social media to connect with their fans to a presentation from our own Beth Rockwood and Bluefin Labs…