Media Briefs: Thorogood to head Discovery Home

Discovery Home and Leisure, part of Discovery Networks Europe, has appointed Katy Thorogood as director of programmes. Thorogood, previously series producer for BBC1’s EastEnders Revealed, takes over from Dee O’Brien, who has left after six years to go freelance in Ireland. In charge of overseeing commissions, scheduling and acquisitions, Thorogood will report to Peter Weil, vice president of programming for DNE. She will have a staff of eight. Due to join the channel at the end of September, she was acquisitions manager for Discovery Channel between 1994 and 1996.

Discovery Home and Leisure, part of Discovery Networks Europe, has

appointed Katy Thorogood as director of programmes. Thorogood,

previously series producer for BBC1’s EastEnders Revealed, takes over

from Dee O’Brien, who has left after six years to go freelance in

Ireland. In charge of overseeing commissions, scheduling and

acquisitions, Thorogood will report to Peter Weil, vice president of

programming for DNE. She will have a staff of eight. Due to join the

channel at the end of September, she was acquisitions manager for

Discovery Channel between 1994 and 1996.



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