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3rd April 2014

Eileen O’Neill To Deliver Feature Address At Banff Media Festival 2014

Banff World Media FestivalAlong with yesterday’s official Schedule Launch, the Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) also announced that Eileen O’Neill will present a feature address at the 35th BANFF, being held June 8-11, 2014.  O’Neill is Group President – Discovery Channel, Science Channel and Velocity Networks, responsible for strategic direction at all three networks within the Discovery Communications umbrella.  Discovery Communications is the world’s #1 nonfiction media company, reaching more than two billion cumulative subscribers through 190 networks in over 220 countries and territories worldwide.

Formerly Group President for Discovery Channel, TLC and Discovery Fit & Health, O’Neill oversaw the strategic direction at the three networks including development, programming, production, digital media, marketing, Eileen O'Neillresearch and communications. In February 2014, O’Neill became the Group President of Discovery Channel, Science Channel and Velocity. O’Neill is a 20-year Discovery veteran, with a proven track record for success. Her bold and innovative moves have led her networks to some of the highest ratings in their history.

“I am pleased for the opportunity to address the attendees at the Banff World Media Festival,” said O’Neill. “BANFF is one of the most important marketplaces for television production and development, and I look forward to collaborating and sharing with this great group of executives.”

“We are very pleased to have Eileen O’Neill at BANFF and greatly appreciate her passion and drive in leading three of Discovery’s networks to the top of the nonfiction sphere. We look forward to having her share her unique vision and inspire our delegates with her expertise and insights,” said Ferne Cohen, Executive Director of the Banff World Media Festival.

For more information about The Banff World Media Festival, please visit the event website or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    1:10 am on April 3rd, 2014

    Discovery’s Eileen O’Neill To Deliver Feature Address At @BanffMedia Festival 2014 http://t.co/nyBAEq3jrN

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