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Advisory Board

Allison Page

Global President, Magnolia and DTC
Warner Bros. Discovery

Allison Page, Global President, Magnolia and DTC, leads Discovery’s joint-venture with Magnolia, the Waco, Texas-based home and lifestyle empire founded by Chip and Joanna Gaines. In this role, Page is responsible for growing and overseeing all operations for the venture—managing teams based in Knoxville, New York, Seattle, Austin and Waco, Texas.

This past July, Magnolia Network launched on discovery+ with more than 150 hours of premium unscripted content from an ever-growing roster of creators spanning home, food, gardening, design, entrepreneurship and the arts. Last April, Page spearheaded a linear stunt on DIY Network titled Magnolia Presents: A Look Back and A Look Ahead, which drove the network to its highest-rated day in network history – more than 2.3 million total viewers tuned in to watch the four-part special. On January 5, 2022, Magnolia Network will find its linear home on cable with a rebrand of the existing DIY Network.

Prior to her role with Magnolia, Page led programming efforts at Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country, where she developed some of the brands’ most popular programming to-date, including record-setters like Chopped, Diners Drive-Ins and Dives, Fixer Upper, Hometown and Brother vs. Brother, in addition to other hit shows like Beat Bobby Flay, Guy’s Grocery Games, Flip or Flop, Good Bones and Restored by the Fords. In 2018, Page was officially named President of both HGTV and Food Network before transitioning to the top job at Discovery’s new joint-venture with Chip and Joanna Gaines. Magnolia Network in the spring of 2019. Earlier this year, Page was elevated to Global President, Magnolia and DTC.

Page is an active member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT). In 2012, she was recognized as one of the Multichannel News “40 Under 40.” The publication also named her as a “Woman to Watch” in 2014. She is the recipient of the 2015 WICT Southeast “Woman of the Year” award and New York Moves Magazine honored her with its “2018 Power Woman Leadership” award. In 2021, she was named to the annual Cablefax 100 list. Page graduated with honors from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in American studies. She resides in Knoxville with her husband and two children.

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