Weather Channel Names O’Grady VP

ATLANTA Former Court TV executive Deirdre O’Grady has been appointed vice president of pricing and operations for The Weather Channel and O’Grady will report to Lyn Andrews, president of TWC Media Solutions, the sales division of Atlanta-based TWC.
Operating from New York, O’Grady, a 12-year broadcasting and cable industry veteran, will oversee television pricing, inventory management and commercial scheduling of The Weather Channel.
Prior to joining TWC, O’Grady was vice president of pricing, sales planning and traffic for Court TV. She was also director of network sales planning and traffic for NBC/Paxson Communications and held positions at MJI Broadcasting, NBC, The Family Channel and John Blair Television.
TWC, which reaches 85 million households in the U.S., is owned by Landmark Communications of Norfolk, Va.