Discovery, Inc. is an American multinational mass media factual television company based in New York City. Established in 1985, the company primarily operates a group of factual and lifestyle television brands, such as the namesake Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and TLC. In 2018, the company acquired Scripps Networks Interactive, adding networks such as Food Network, HGTV, and Travel Channel to its portfolio. Since the purchase, Discovery has described itself as serving members of "passionate" audiences.
Discovery also owns or has interests in local versions of its channel brands in international markets, in addition to its other major regional operations such as Eurosport, GolfTV, Discovery Communications Nordic, TVN Group in Poland, and a portfolio of various free-to-air channels in Germany, Italy, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
Discovery has been in the streaming business, with Discovery+, a streaming service that feature television series and movies and original programming from the channels that Discovery owns. It originated internationally in India on March 23, 2020, it launched in the United States on January 4, 2021.
Highest paying job titles at Discovery Communications include Software Engineer, Program Manager, and Legal Director