Liz Janneman


As Executive Vice President, Network Strategy, Liz Janneman serves as Ovation TV’s guiding strategic force, focused on business strategies that deliver incremental viewership, ad sales revenue and overall brand momentum. Toward these goals, Janneman oversees both the network’s advertising sales and marketing divisions.

Janneman has been a critical driver of Ovation TV’s success, tripling Ovation TV’s Ad Sales revenue since arriving at the company in 2009. Before joining Ovation TV, Janneman was President of Ad Sales for Current TV, where she oversaw ad sales efforts for both the channel and Prior to Current TV, Janneman was Senior Vice President of Ad Sales for Weather Channel for two years. Previously, she was Executive Vice President of Ad Sales for AOL/Time Warner where she was responsible for ad sales efforts for TNT and TBS, during which time revenues doubled to exceed $1 billion annually.

Janneman began her sales career with Turner at CNN in 1989 as an account executive and was promoted to Vice President, Ad Sales both in New York and in Los Angeles in 1992 and 1993 respectively. She was named SVP of Ad Sales for Turner Sports in 1994 and then SVP of Ad Sales for Turner Entertainment Networks in 1995. Before working on the network side, Janneman worked as VP/Associate Buying Director for Saatchi & Saatchi.

Janneman graduated from Hofstra University with a BA in Business Administration. Fluent in 3 languages, she resides in Los Angeles with Case and their two Rhodesian Ridgebacks.