Kathleen Finch

Chairman and CEO
Warner Bros. Discovery
Kathleen Finch assumed the role of chairman and CEO, US Networks, at Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. in April 2022. Her group of more than 20 networks, including Discovery, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, TNT, TBS, OWN, Investigation Discovery, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and TCM, produces over 3,000 hours of lifestyle and entertainment programming each year. Finch also leads the Digital Lifestyle Studios Group which is responsible for producing hundreds of video and social assets. Together, the US Networks deliver more than 127 million total viewers on average per month, and six of the networks rank among the top 10 in cable. Nearly one-third of all adults 25-54 watch networks in Finch’s group during primetime. Following Discovery’s acquisition of Scripps Networks in 2018, Finch was named chief lifestyle brands officer. Before that, Finch served as chief programming, content and brand officer for Scripps’ linear and digital media brands. Prior to Scripps, Finch worked as a broadcast and print journalist, highlighted by a 12-year career as a CBS Network News producer. A graduate of Stanford University, Finch has received multiple honors, including: The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Dealmakers, Variety Reality TV Impact Report and Adweek’s Television Executive of the Year.