This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Congratulations are in order for Discovery Digital Networks‘ Seeker Stories who, last week, took home a 2015 Cynopsis Model D Award in the Food/Travel/Lifestyle Web Series category. Nice work, team! Here is some other news you may have missed from this past week: When Did Eco Documentaries Get So Slick? (Bloomberg) Discovery Preps Conservation-Focused VR Experiences (Realscreen) Tesla’s Elon Musk Presses for Action on Climate Change at ‘Racing Extinction’ Screening (Video) (The Wrap)…

Discovery Digital Networks, Laura Ling and ONE Shed Light on Africa’s Energy Crisis

Africa’s middle class is expanding more rapidly than anywhere else in the world, but one key element impedes their growth: access to reliable energy. In an effort to increase awareness about the issue, The ONE Campaign (ONE) has partnered with Discovery Digital Networks to launch a digital campaign to engage young people who believe in making the world a better place for future generations. Leading the charge is award-winning journalist…

Discovery News, Seeker & TLCme Coming to Medium Audiences

Discovery Communications has a powerful portfolio of brands that not only are creating compelling video content for TV and digital audiences but also deeper content that extends across our websites, apps and partners online. Today we are excited to share that Discovery News, Seeker and TLCme now will have an additional home on Medium, a social platform that connects people with the thoughtful stories and ideas that matter most to…

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…