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Discovery Communications

Headquarters: 1 Discovery Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Employees: 6,800
CEO: David Zaslav
Stock Symbol: DISCA


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Discovery Communications, Inc. is the world's leading pay television programmer reaching 2.9 billion subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. 

The company's cable networks include: Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks.

Discovery Communications is publicly traded on Nasdaq under the symbols: DISCA, DISCB and DISCK.

In 2014, Discovery reported revenues of $6.26 billion, up from $5.5 billion the previous year, and net income of $1.13 billion.


In the U.S., Discovery offers eligible employees:
- a comprehensive insurance package;
- 401(k);
- a tuition reimbursement program; and
- opportunities and benefits that support employees' personal lifestyles, like casual dress, health and wellness programs, and emergency/backup childcare.

Updated May 19, 2015