Account Director Discovery Communications
Natalie Taylor is Account Director for Discovery Communications Domestic Distribution team, covering the Time Warner Cable East Region, Cox West and Bright House accounts. She is responsible for the distribution of Discovery’s portfolio of 14 networks with top regional and divisional contacts. She partners with her clients to understand their business objectives and provides excellent customer support to help them obtain those goals. Natalie has been effective in selling in the value of Discovery’s core networks and gaining distribution for the HD suite of products as well as supporting marketing priorities and local ad sales.
Prior to working for Discovery, Natalie worked at The Weather Channel holding positions as an Affiliate Ad Sales Manager and then being promoted to an Account Executive. She started her career in the advertising industry in account management supporting several top accounts. She was then provided the opportunity to work for a start-up company as an on-air talent and sales consultant selling a multi-platform media package to restaurants. This experience helped develop her strategic skills and grow her sales competency. Working in the television industry intrigued Natalie, and she pursued job prospects in cable via a friend and mentor.
Natalie is an active member of NAMIC and WICT and currently sits on the WICT FL board as the Mentoring Chair and Programming Co-Chair. From 2009-2011 she was the Events Co-Chair on the CTAM FL board. Natalie graduated with a B.A. in Communications from Florida State University. She resides in Charlotte, N.C..