Discovery names Jon Steinlauf Future Chief U.S. Advertising Sales

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Discovery, Inc. today announced that Jon Steinlauf will serve as the future Chief U.S. Advertising Sales Officer for Warner Bros. Discovery.

Prior to joining Discovery in 2018, Steinlauf served as President of Advertising Sales at Scripps Networks, successfully elevating Scripps Networks’ reputation with advertisers for being the most upscale cable network group and having the most engaged viewers in all of cable. Steinlauf also served as Vice President of Advertising Sales for Turner Broadcasting’s TBS and TNT networks (1992-2000) and Director of Advertising Sales at ESPN (1985-89). He began his career as a media buyer at Young & Rubicam.

Steinlauf has been named six times to Adweek’s “Adweek 50,” an honor that the publication bestows on the top business leaders in advertising and media. He has also been honored by Cablefax’s “Cablefax 100,” which salutes the most influential executives and power players in television.

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In 2013, Broadcasting and Cable honored Steinlauf in its cover story on the media industry’s “next wave of leaders.” He also earned the National Television Ad Sales Executive of the Year Award given by the Myers Report in 2007. Steinlauf is a graduate of Duke University.

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Reel 360 wishes Jon the best of luck in his new role at Warner Bros. Discovery.

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