Lynn Sadofsky currently serves as Vice President of Programming and Development for Discovery, Inc.’s Food Network and Cooking Channel. In this role, Sadofsky works with programmers to develop new series, manage show production and cultivate new talent for the two networks. She also serves as one of the senior liaisons for the networks’ talent and production partners.
Sadofsky has more than 20 years of television experience, working on both the network and production sides of the business. Most recently, Sadofsky served as Vice President of Production and Development for National Geographic, where she produced and developed over 100 hours of programming including ratings hits Wicked Tuna and Brain Games. She was also Director of Development and Executive Producer at Planet Green/Discovery Fit & Health. In the production world, her experience includes executive producing a variety of series such as Big Ideas for a Small Planet, Food Detectives, Whatever, Martha! and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, for which she received an Emmy Award and a Producers Guild Award. Her additional programming credits include her work on several Peabody and Emmy award-winning HBO documentaries and Saturday Night Live.
Sadofsky graduated from Syracuse University with a dual major in television/radio/film and marketing.