OWN NAMES NEW GM

Oprah Winfrey Network Monday named Tina Perry general manager of the network, replacing departing network president Erik Logan

Perry was promoted from executive VP of business and legal affairs and will oversee all business and creative areas of OWN beginning January 2019.

Perry will report directly to network chairman and CEO Oprah Winfrey.

OWN is a joint venture of Winfrey’s Harpo Inc. and Discovery Inc.

Logan leaves OWN after seven years serving as the network’s president to take a position with the World Surf League.

Under Logan the network has become the leading cable network with African-American women through a slate of original scripted programming.

Before joining OWN in 2009, Perry handled business and legal affairs for Viacom‘s MTV and VH1.

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