This isn't the first crisis through which Discovery Inc.'s Chief U.S. Ad Sales Officer Jon Steinlauf (pictured at top) has led a sales organization. In the days after 9/11 and through the financial meltdown of 2008, Steinlauf — at a pre-Discovery-merger Scripps — had to wade in deep, troubled waters. Now, as COVID-19 sweeps the globe, Steinlauf and his Discovery colleagues are, like the rest of us, facing a challenge unlike any we've seen in modern times. Their mission, he says, is to provide comfort and empowerment to millions of people who have been confined to their homes. "In a strange way, we're doing this the way we've always done it," Steinlauf says. "The world may be home, and Discovery will bring the world into your home."
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