Lauren Morrissey

Lauren Morrissey

Senior Vice President, Platform Distribution

The Walt Disney Company

Lauren Morrissey is Senior Vice President, Platform Distribution at The Walt Disney Company. Elevated to this role in February 2020, she is responsible for managing and negotiating the multiplatform distribution of Disney’s studio and media networks with top cable TV providers and digital platforms in the U.S.  Lauren and her team represent services ranging from the newly launched Disney+ app, Disney studios transactional content, and the various Disney-owned networks including ABC, ESPN, Disney Channel, Freeform, FX, and National Geographic. 

 

Since joining the company in 2004, Lauren has held positions within national ad sales, digital distribution, affiliate field sales, and affiliate national accounts teams. She began her career in media as a sales associate with book publisher Penguin Group USA.

 

Lauren is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies.  She lives in NYC with her husband and two children.

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