Discovery Names O'Connor VP, Direct Reponse, Paid Programming

Discovery Communications has promoted Declan O'Connor to vice president, direct response and paid programming.

O'Connor previously held a position as director; he will now oversee budget and revenue goals for all Discovery Communications' U.S. based networks and work with the direct response and paid programming team. He will also work in partnership with the ad sales force on sales strategy and report to direct to Maria Kennedy, senior vice president, direct response.