BREE ESSRIG JOINS DISCOVERY DIGITAL NETWORKS’ SOURCEFED
March 24, 2015
Los Angeles – Discovery Digital Networks announces today that popular web personality Bree Essrig has joined the Streamy Award-winning SourceFed as its newest host. Based in Discovery Digital Networks’ Los Angeles office, Essrig will bring her sharp humor and wit to SourceFed’s 1.5 million passionate fans on YouTube as she joins the ensemble.
“We are very excited to have Bree joining the Discovery Digital Networks family and the SourceFed team,” said Jeremy Azevedo, Head of Discovery Digital Networks – Los Angeles. “SourceFed is the ultimate destination for pop culture news, anchored by the best personalities on the web. Bree is a rare, multi-faceted talent, and I can't wait to see what her unique mix of humor, intelligence and creativity will bring to this incredible brand."
A veteran YouTuber, Essrig’s personal YouTube channel boast more than 250,000 subscribers, who join her as she tackles topics as serious as sexual assault and bullying and as irreverent as her drunk movie “BREEviews.” Most recently, Essrig served as co-host of The Young Turk’s PopTrigger. An actress and writer, Essrig has shared her talents with outlets including Funny or Die, What’s Trending, Pop Sugar, Soul Pancake and more.
Essrig will appear on SourceFed beginning this week.
About Discovery Digital Networks
Discovery Digital Networks is the web-native video business of Discovery Communications and extends the company’s 30-year mission to satisfy curiosity across platforms. Discovery Digital Networks’ portfolio of original online video networks cover topics ranging from current events and pop culture to science and technology through daily content anchored by the best personalities on the web. With a robust lineup of networks, including TestTube, SourceFed, The DeFranco Network, Revision3 and Animalist, DDN features more than 110 web-native series enjoyed by passionate audiences. For more information, please visit DiscoveryDigitalNetworks.com.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.