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Press Release

November 9, 2018

The Weather Channel’s Lauren Linder Named 2018 Atlanta Business Chronicle 40 Under Forty Honoree

Awarded winners were honored on November 8 at the Fox Theater in Atlanta

Weather Group, the parent company of The Weather Channel television network, is pleased to announce Lauren Linder, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, was honored as part of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2018 40 Under Forty list.

The annual list celebrates the accomplishments of forty young movers and shakers in the Atlanta metro area who have scaled the ranks, are making a mark in their industries, and leading in their communities.

In her role at The Weather Channel television network, Linder advises all aspects of the business on a range of transactional and litigation matters. Prior to this role, Lauren was the lead lawyer for the television business and digital video content business for The Weather Company. Lauren previously represented truTV and Turner Studios as counsel at Turner Broadcasting, focusing on production. Before that, Lauren was an associate in the trademark and copyright practice at Kilpatrick Townsend. Lauren received her bachelor’s degree from Brown University and her juris doctor from Duke University.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled for Lauren and the work she has done for The Weather Channel and beyond,” said George Callard, President, The Weather Channel television network. “As the trusted legal mind for the network, she has proved herself not only as a leader at the company, but a true rising star in her field.”

“As an Atlanta native, I’m so honored to be included amongst some of the most talented executives and business leaders in our city,” said Lauren Linder, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, The Weather Channel television network. “Working at The Weather Channel has really allowed me to challenge myself and build my expertise in the television and media industry.”

Honorees were celebrated on November 8th at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Additional award winners include Stacey Tank, vice president of Home Services, The Home Depot Inc, Sam Bond, general manager - Southeast, Lyft, Vijay Balasubramaniyan, CEO, chief technology officer and co-founder, Pindrop and more.


About Weather Group

Weather Group is the parent company of The Weather Channel television network, Weatherscan, Local Now, and Pattern. For more than 35 years, The Weather Channel television network has been the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive analysis of any media outlet and serving as the nation’s only 24-hour source of national storm coverage. For eight years in a row, Harris Poll has ranked The Weather Channel as the “TV News Brand of the Year.” With trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather - its expertise is unrivaled. Local Now is a streaming service, powered by The Weather Channel and content partners, and delivers real-time, hyper-local news, weather, traffic, sports, and lifestyle information. With unique technology that transmits localized information to hundreds of markets across the United States, Local Now delivers the same information seen in a 30 to 60 minute local news broadcast segment, on-demand and in a fraction of the time. Pattern is a new platform that delivers mobile-first content directly to Twitter users in a new and innovative way at any day and any time - storm coverage, changing climate, weather science explainers and the coolest, most beautiful places on Earth as created by weather. For more information visit weathergroup.com.