Speaker Allison Page
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Global President, Magnolia Network
Allison Page is President of Magnolia Network, the recently announced joint venture between Discovery, Inc. and Magnolia, the Waco, Texas-based home and lifestyle brand led by Chip and Joanna Gaines. The multiplatform media company will comprise a linear television network and a subscription streaming service.
Prior to her current role, Page served as President of HGTV and Food Network. Under her leadership, series such as Fixer Upper, Flip or Flop and Brother vs. Brother garnered record ratings for HGTV. At Food Network, she developed successful primetime series for Rachel Ray, Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, Alton Brown and Guy Fieri.
Page is an active member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT). In 2012, Page 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.
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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