12 JAN 2021

LOVE NATURE PROMOTES ALISON BARRAT TO SVP, PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

In this new elevated position, Barrat provides a leading role in finding, developing and commissioning new projects for Love Nature’s growing slate and is responsible for executing programming strategies for the brand’s international channels.

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Alison Barrat, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Love Nature

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Love Nature, a family-friendly wildlife and nature brand, announces the promotion of Alison Barrat to Senior Vice President, Production and Development. In this new elevated position, Barrat provides a leading role in finding, developing and commissioning new projects for Love Nature’s growing slate and is responsible for executing programming strategies for the brand’s international channels.

She oversees all production management and post production and serves as the main point of creative contact for both in-house and independent production companies. She also works hand-in-hand with Love Nature’s programming, marketing, PR and sales teams to creatively grow the brand. Alison will continue to report to Carlyn Staudt, Global General Manager from Love Nature’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

“It’s an incredibly exciting time for Love Nature as we grow the brand globally and having Alison lead commissioning and production sets our team up to deliver on the high standard the brand has set,” says Carlyn Staudt, Global General Manager, Love Nature. “Alison’s wealth of strategic experience in the natural history space and her creative instincts are invaluable in driving the content pipeline for Love Nature’s line-up of innovative wildlife and nature programming.”

Alison joined Blue Ant in early 2018 as VP, Production and Development and has been an integral partner in reshaping and strengthening the editorial direction of Love Nature. Barrat is a multi award and Emmy winning film professional with over 20 years experience in natural history film production. Prior to Love Nature, she launched a specialist wildlife film production unit at the Living Oceans Foundation where she executive produced films for PBS, the Smithsonian Channel and Curiositystream.