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Title:Vice President, Production and Development Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific
Name:Vikram Channa
Country:India

Introduction

As Vice President ofProduction and Development, Vikram is responsible for the production of alloriginal Discovery content out of Asia-Pacific. Basedin Singapore, he works closely with Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific’s(DNAP) senior management and country heads to provide editorial direction.Vikram and his team produce approximately 100 hours of programming every yearacross DNAP’s portfolio of eight channel brands.

Vikram joined Discovery Networks Asia in November 1995as producer - On-Air Promotions and was responsible for developing the on-airpackaging for Discovery Channel across the Asia Pacific region, includingIndia.  In that role, he was alsoinvolved in localizing and customizing short-form programming content acrossthe region. He has taken on various roles within the company from on-airpromotions to programming and production. Together with his team, he executiveproduced over 500 documentaries, several of which garnered accolades at eventssuch as the Asia Television Awards, New York Festival,Omni Intermedia, and the Academy Awards.