(Toronto, ON – October 30, 2019) – Blue Ant Media continues to grow Love Nature and ZooMoo’s digital platforms with the appointment of Stephanie Atlas to Vice President, Digital Content & Programming, Nature and Kids, effective immediately. In this newly created position, Atlas directs the creative vision for both Love Nature and ZooMoo’s social media presence, ensuring that users have a unified and comprehensive brand experience online. Atlas works out of Blue Ant’s Washington DC office. She reports to LA-based Greg Kampanis, SVP and General Manager, Digital, Blue Ant Media Global Networks, which includes Love Nature, ZooMoo, and Omnia Media.
“Growing our social media presence is a priority and Stephanie’s extensive experience in leading digital campaigns is invaluable in creating seamless online strategies,” says Greg Kampanis, SVP and General Manager, Digital, Omnia Media. “Her new dedicated role allows us to optimize our programming across multiple platforms, further reinforcing Love Nature and ZooMoo as truly platform agnostic brands.”
Working cross-functionally with Washington DC-based Carlyn Staudt, EVP, Love Nature, Programming & Development, Atlas also oversees programming and launch strategies for Love Nature and ZooMoo’s SVOD and AVOD products while leading digital strategies across YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram to maximize engagement and drive subscriber growth.
Atlas has over 14 years of experience in creating and executing integrated digital and social media campaigns. Most recently she operated her own firm, Atlas & Co, in which she designed campaigns that included PassBlue, a Facebook Live campaign covering women in peacekeeping in Afghanistan and the Biden Cancer Summit, a social media campaign around developing cancer solutions.
Atlas previously worked at National Geographic as Senior Director, Culture + Exploration, in which she launched a digital brand featuring stories about the natural world, cultures, and social change. Prior to that role, she held positions at National Geographic that included creating the editorial vision and branding for the National Geographic’s interactive daily magazine, Snapchat Discover and launching Nat Geo Wild’s first digital nature series, Wild_life.
Love Nature is a modern 4K natural history content brand that is platform agnostic. Love Nature reaches viewers and lovers of wildlife on whatever platform they use, from linear, OTT, VOD, YouTube, and more. We go where the consumer is watching. As such, Love Nature continues to grow and expand while offering viewers a chance to get closer to nature through both powerful stories about the natural world and stunning 4K and HDR footage. Our goal is to foster a deeper understanding of and connection to the planet we call home through our content, which is one of the largest libraries of 4K natural history programming in the world. Love Nature is a joint venture between Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks. Engage with us at lovenature.com / Twitter / Facebook / YouTube / Instagram
Blue Ant Media is an international producer, distributor, channel operator, and gaming video content company. We own and operate numerous production companies in North America, the UK, and Australasia under the Blue Ant Studios banner, creating content for broadcasters and streaming platforms in multiple genres including factual entertainment, natural history, documentary, adult animation, and drama. Our distribution business, Blue Ant International, offers a substantial catalogue of content, including one of the world’s largest 4K natural history offerings. Blue Ant Media operates linear and SVOD channels on multiple continents under 14 brands including Love Nature, Smithsonian Channel Canada, BBC Earth (Canada), ZooMoo, Arcade Cloud and more. Omnia Media, our gaming video content company, has the largest gamer talent network in the world. It creates and distributes gaming video content across digital and OTT platforms such as YouTube, Snapchat, Facebook, and more. Blue Ant Media is headquartered in Toronto, with nine international offices in Los Angeles, Singapore, Auckland, Dunedin, London, Washington DC, Sydney, Beijing, and Taipei.