Arelys Carballo joined Discovery Networks Latin America in 2009. In her current role of Director of Program Sourcing and Acquisitions, Arelys is responsible for the sourcing needs of the seven Factual networks across the Latin America and US Hispanic 13 channel portfolio including Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery Turbo, Discovery en Español, Civilization, Science, and Discovery Theater HD.
Prior to joining Discovery Networks Latin America, Arelys also worked as a Programmer for the US cable networks Investigation Discovery and Animal Planet as well as other international channels BBC Entertainment Latin America, CBeebies Latin America, MTV Latin America, and E! International.
Arelys holds a Master’s degree in Producing for Film and Video from American University in Washington, DC and currently resides in Miami, FL.