Vice President - Programming and Strategic Development National Geographic Channel
Heather Moran, National Geographic Channel’s (NGC) Vice President of Programming and Strategic Development, is responsible for overseeing the network’s original programming development, acquisition strategy and scheduling.
Moran joins NGC from The Style Network, where she was Vice President of Programming beginning in 2002. While at Style, she was responsible for long-term network development strategies as well as overseeing more than 10 series in production. Additionally, she managed the scheduling and acquisitions departments.
Prior to The Style Network, Moran was Director of Programming for TLC from 2000 through 2002, and prior to that she was Manager of Scheduling at TLC. Moran began her career as a freelance producer/editor before joining Discovery Networks full time in 1995, with positions in a number of disciplines, including ad sales, affiliate marketing, acquisitions and scheduling.
Moran is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and Women in Cable Telecommunications. She received a Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and spent a year studying archeology and Middle Eastern studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.