Today CuriosityStream the service launched in 2015 by John Hendricks, Founder and former Chairman of Discovery Communications announced that they have appointed Clint Stinchcomb as the new President and CEO.
“As CuriosityStream accelerates its growth through direct-to-consumer streaming and through our expanding group of domestic and international distributors, I can think of no one more experienced and talented to lead the organization as CEO than Clint Stinchcomb,” said John Hendricks, Founder and Executive Chairman of CuriosityStream. “Clint fully embraces the brand content mission, and with a vast skill set, he is uniquely positioned to build a top-tier next-generation media powerhouse in factual entertainment.”
Stinchcomb has over 25 years of traditional and digital media experience. He has held positions including CEO and co-founder of Poker Central, Managing Director of Worldwide Media Group, EVP and GM of Discovery Communications’ Emerging Television Networks, and SVP of Discovery’s New Media Operations and HDTV.
“CuriosityStream is perfectly positioned for this next phase of growth in the business of delivering premium on-demand factual entertainment,” Stinchcomb said. “As cable networks and broadcasters have largely abandoned the factual space, we at CuriosityStream are delighted to satisfy the pent-up, insatiable consumer desire for enlightening entertainment. As one of the greatest media entrepreneurs in American history, John Hendricks lives his passion for the broader mission of CuriosityStream, namely to satisfy the curiosity of viewers all over the world. It’s a rare opportunity to work closely with that type of person. I’m fired up to help execute John’s grand vision.”
Clint Stinchcomb will take over as CEO/President replacing Elizabeth Hendricks North who will become President of Curiosity Studios. John Hendricks will remain with CurisoityStream as Executive Chairman.
“Elizabeth was exactly the right person to join her father in taking his vision of the next revolution in television and building it, from the ground up, into what the company is today,” Stinchcomb said. “Her deep, personal commitment to CuriosityStream’s core mission to ignite curiosity and wonder about the world and beyond shows in every decision made about the development and growth of the platform. Her passion for producing the blue-chip programming that sets CuriosityStream apart is going to propel Curiosity Studios into its next phase of content creation.”
Did you know we now have a FREE app for iOS, Android, and Amazon Fire? Click HERE to download our app.