Warner Media, LLC, doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate corporation owned by AT&T and headquartered at the 30 Hudson Yards complex in New York City, United States. It was originally formed in 1990 by Steve Ross from the merger of Time Inc. and the original Warner Communications, and was formerly known as Time Warner from 1990 to 2001 and again from 2003 to 2018. The company has film, television and cable operations, with its assets including WarnerMedia Studios & Networks; WarnerMedia News & Sports; WarnerMedia Sales & Distribution; and WarnerMedia Direct.
Despite spinning off Time Inc. in 2014, the company retained the Time Warner name until AT&T's acquisition in 2018, after which it became WarnerMedia. On October 22, 2016, AT&T announced an offer to acquire Time Warner for $85 billion. The proposed merger was confirmed on June 12, 2018, after AT&T won an antitrust lawsuit that the U.S. Justice Department filed in 2017 to attempt to block the acquisition. The merger closed two days later, with the company becoming a subsidiary of AT&T. Under AT&T, the company moved to launch a streaming service built around the company's content, known as HBO Max.
In May 2021, nearly three years after the acquisition, AT&T announced that it had proposed to spin-off WarnerMedia and merge it with Discovery, Inc. to form a new publicly-traded company, Warner Bros. Discovery, under its CEO David Zaslav.
Highest paying job titles at Warner Media, LLC include Software Engineer, Senior Producer, and Quality Assurance Engineer