Lynn Sadofsky currently serves as Senior Vice President of Programming and Development for Food Network and Cooking Channel. She is responsible for developing new series, managing current programming and cultivating new talent for both of Discovery Inc’s lifestyle brands.
Sadofsky has more than 20 years of television experience, working on both the network and production sides of the business. Most recently, Sadofsky served as Vice President of Production and Development for National Geographic, where she produced and developed over 100 hours of programming including ratings hits Wicked Tuna and Brain Games. She was also Director of Development and Executive Producer at Planet Green/Discovery Fit & Health. In the production world, her experience includes executive producing a variety of series such as Big Ideas for a Small Planet, Food Detectives, Whatever, Martha! and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, for which she received an Emmy Award and a Producers Guild Award. Her additional programming credits include her work on several Peabody and Emmy award-winning HBO documentaries and Saturday Night Live.
Sadofsky graduated from Syracuse University with a dual major in television/radio/film and marketing.