Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Monday, January 23 – Thursday, January 26, 2017

Speaker Bridget Hunnicutt


Bridget Hunnicutt

Founder and Creative Director

Hunni Media

Bridget Hunnicutt is a creative media executive who has had a successful career at commissioning, selling and producing innovative and powerful nonfiction content.  She is the Founder and Creative Director at Hunni Media, which works with nonfiction networks, new media and production companies.  She has consulted National Geographic Channel, PSG Films (Alaska State Troopers) and currently operates as Executive Vice President of Development at Flight 33 Productions, where Hunnicutt is responsible for creating and producing a diverse programming slate with clients such as Discovery Networks, A&E Networks, Scripps, Curiosity Stream, ZDF, and National Geographic Wild.

Prior to founding Hunni Media, Bridget served as Senior Vice President, Development and Production for National Geographic Channel, where she was responsible for developing 500+ hours of original nonfiction programming per year. Under her leadership, NGC received 14 Emmy nominations in 2011 and another 43 nominations from 2008 through 2010 — the most award nominations of any ad-supported cable network. During her tenure at NGC, the network was consistently one of the fastest growing cable networks with year over year growth for 7 years.  During that time, Hunnicutt created and oversaw franchises and series such as Wicked Tuna, The Dog Whisperer, Alaska State Troopers, Brain Games, Locked Up Abroad, Drugs, Inc., Doomsday Preppers, Amish: Out of Order, and acclaimed specials including Space Dive, Witness: Katrina, In the Womb, Inside 911, and Caught on Safari: Battle at Kruger.

Prior to joining NGC, Hunnicutt developed, produced and distributed music television events such as The Eagles, Santana, and Britney Spears for Aviva International and Image Entertainment. She also served as Director of Development at Hoff TV creating content for HGTV, Court TV, History Channel, Travel Channel and more.

Hunnicutt also volunteers, consults and produces media content for organizations such as DC Public Schools and nonprofits dedicated to social justice and improving communities in Washington DC.

Speaking at: MASTER CLASS: Storytelling Decoded

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