Schwab slots for Discovery

Exec named senior VP programming

Discovery Channel has appointed Ken Schwab senior VP of programming.

Schwab will be responsible for planning, directing and executing the programming strategy for Discovery’s flagship channel. He’ll report to John Ford, president and general manager of Discovery Channel.

Schwab comes from Turner Networks, where he did a 14-year stint, most recently serving as senior veep of programming for TNT and TBS.

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