Global media company, Discovery benefits from greater content velocity when publishing high-volume content

Languages Maintained
Countries Served by Discovery Inc.

Key Hygraph Features

Granular permissions and custom roles, Intuitive UI, GraphQL APIs

Hygraph provides an easy to use tool to help manage and highlight news stories related to Project C.A.T. The platform integrates seamlessly with our website and we are able to upload and distribute stories globally very quickly.

Matthew FalcoManager at Discovery Communications

Use Case

Applications & Platforms, Websites


Media and Publication


Discovery, Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving contentin 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages. Discovery’s portfolio of brands include Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and Eurosport.

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Within Project C.A.T. (Conserving Acres for Tigers) Discovery Inc. has partnered with World Wildlife Fund and others to support a worldwide effort to double the number of tigers in the wild by 2022. Discovery uses Hygraph for news and stories about wildlife conservation related to Project C.A.T.

Why Hygraph?Anchor

The Discovery team chose Hygraph for the following reasons.

Custom WorkflowsAnchor

The Content team is able to create custom workflows with Hygraph without sacrificing on the quality and velocity of their content. This allows the team to be reactive to breaking news and deliver the most up-to-date information to their readers.

Granular PermissionsAnchor

Granular Permissions helps teams ensure that only certain people have the ability to make changes to the content they are meant to. These permissions help ensure that the team can efficiently and effectively collaborate on their content without worrying about any editors or users modifying models or entries they aren’t supposed to.

Intuitive UIAnchor

The intuitive UI made it easy for new content creators to get onboarded quickly to Hygraph. The UI includes the features they expect and need to build workflows while still producing high quality content that matches the expectations of their readers.

Results and BenefitsAnchor

  • The content authoring interface enables simple and quick editing and curation of stories so that the website can stay up-to-date in real-time as news breaks.

  • Content creators need no technical know-how to use Hygraph, leaving them with more time to focus on creating excellent content.

  • Predefined and custom permissions for users in different roles (e.g. contributor, editor, developer, admin) ensure a smooth and effective team collaboration.

  • Hygraph enables Discovery to maintain its high standard of content creation while having the flexibility to react to breaking news stories.

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