Tercek Named Pres./Digital Media At OWN
October 22, 2008 at 6:17 AM (PT)
OWN Chairman OPRAH WINFREY and DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS Pres./CEO DAVID ZASLAV jointly announced that ROBERT TERCEK has been named Pres./Digital Media for OWN: THE OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK. In this position, TERCEK will oversee the multimedia ventures for OWN and OPRAH.COM, effective NOVEMBER 3rd.
"ROBERT's expertise in emerging technologies will help serve our dedicated online community in exciting new ways," said WINFREY. "I'm happy to welcome him to our team."
"ROBERT's leadership in growing digital businesses will help turn OWN and OPRAH.COM into the go-to source on multiple screens for living your best life," said ZASLAV. With Network Pres. ROBIN SCHWARTZ, OWN has a best-in-class management team to harness the power of the OPRAH and DISCOVERY brands and bring this venture to life across all consumer platforms."
A seasoned media executive, TERCEK was most recently the co-founder of the social media web sites COMEDY.COM and PEOPLEJAM.