Carlyn Staudt heads up Love Nature’s strategic direction and operations globally, with a focus on growing the wildlife and nature brand's footprint through FAST/AVOD, affiliate sales and strategic content partnerships around the world. She also oversees Love Nature's commissioning and development slate in partnership with established and up-and-coming natural history producers and leads the programming of this content on the brand's linear and streaming platforms across 135 countries. Carlyn's remit also includes overseeing digital content, marketing and communications. She is formerly EVP, Programming and Development for Love Nature, where she oversaw the global programming strategy of Love Nature’s linear platforms internationally and she commissioned original content to grow the brand’s extensive library of 4K natural history programming. Prior to joining Blue Ant Media, Carlyn held numerous leadership roles at National Geographic. As SVP, Global Programming and Managing Director for National Geographic Channels International’s operations in Washington DC, Carlyn was responsible for spearheading co-production partnerships and global acquisitions across NGCI’s suite of channels. Carlyn also served as Channel Manager for Nat Geo Wild internationally, charged with increasing the network’s footprint and managing all content, both commissioned and acquired.