Kristin Lindsey Cook is Director of Digital Media: Programming & Strategy for Fuse, the nation's only viewer-influenced, music television network, featuring music videos, exclusive artist interviews, and original series and specials.
In her role, Ms. Cook directs the channel's multi-platform strategy and creative as well as execution and delivery of all programming, including all web, mobile, and on-demand properties, and oversees integration into channel programming, including Fuse's interactive and TXT TV shows, which feature live-to-air texting and much more. She oversees the network’s multi-platform relationships with all cable operators/MSOs, as well as Yahoo, Infospace/Take5, Haystack.com, TVN and InDemand, among others.
Ms. Cook's career began in television production at VH1 where she served as producer/director of the first VH1 Studio, series producer of The Rock Show and played an integral role in the successful redesign of the network’s programming strategy in the mid-90’s. Of note, Ms. Cook executed VH1’s early cross-platform initiatives featuring online voting and viewer interaction between platforms.
She joined Fuse in 2002 as Series Producer for Uranium and various specials and was promoted in 2004 to Supervising Producer. Responsible for fully integrating all aspects of network productions with Fuse.tv, Ms. Cook broadened while imbuing loyalty amongst the network’s influential viewer community, bringing Fuse.tv to the forefront of cutting-edge online programming. As part of the network’s advanced technology strategies, Ms. Cook led Fuse’s first mobile venture with MobiTV, and developed and executed the well-received relaunch of Fuse On Demand services. She was promoted to her current position in 2005.