Jennifer Cortner

Discovery Communications

Jennifer Cortner is VP Partnerships with the in-house advertising agency at Discovery Communications where she defines and builds strategic relationships with media, corporate, and non-profit business partners. Previously, Jen oversaw account service at Discovery including print, digital and broadcast promotions in support of a range of networks: Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, OWN, Science, ID and Planet Green.

Prior to Discovery, Jen was President of EFX Media, specializing in creating broadcast and interactive campaigns for corporations, trade associations, and non-profits. Jen is actively involved in the business and non-profit communities within the Washington DC region and sits on a number of boards including the Washington Area Women's Foundation, the DC Ad Club, and Women in Film and Video. Jen is former Chair of the IHAF Board of Directors, 2013-2014.