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Kartoon Channel! Appoints Previous Senior Walt Disney Corporation Executive as Main Income and Marketing Officer for Recently Introduced KC! Kidaverse

Todd Steinman

Kartoon Channel! Appoints Previous Senior Walt Disney Organization Govt Todd Steinman as Main Income and Marketing and advertising Officer for Recently Announced KC! Kidaverse

Kartoon Channel! Appoints Former Senior Walt Disney Business Govt Todd Steinman as Main Income and Marketing and advertising Officer for Freshly Announced KC! Kidaverse

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Kartoon Channel! Appoints Former Senior Walt Disney Company Executive as Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer for Newly Announced KC! Kidaverse

Kartoon Channel! Appoints Former Senior Walt Disney Company Govt as Chief Earnings and Marketing and advertising Officer for Freshly Introduced KC! Kidaverse

Kartoon Channel! Appoints Previous Senior Walt Disney Firm Government as Chief Earnings and Marketing Officer for Newly Declared KC! Kidaverse

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — Genius Models Global (“Genius Brands”) (NASDAQ: GNUS) today announced the appointment of Todd Steinman to the Kartoon Channel! Executive Staff as Main Revenue and Advertising and marketing Officer of the Company’s not long ago introduced Kartoon Channel! Kidaverse.

Steinman is an esteemed development internet marketing government who most recently served as Vice President in the Immediate to Consumer and Global division at The Walt Disney Corporation, which integrated Disney+ throughout its launch. He assisted create alternatives to leverage the Walt Disney Company’s portfolio of linear and digital models, such as DISNEY, HULU, ESPN, ABC, FREEFORM, Forex, and Nat Geo, though placing method for ad sales and profits groups. Prior to his position at The Walt Disney Company, Steinman co-launched the electronic media company, M80, and then led the NBC Universal media workforce for WPP just after they acquired M80. He negotiated multi-million-greenback once-a-year media bargains with Google/YouTube, Amazon, Hulu, Disney, Twitter, Snapchat, Spotify, and some others, while handling an annual finances north of $1 billion.

Steinman will report to Jon Ollwerther, President of Kartoon Channel! and KC! Kidaverse, who said: “Todd has a record of driving expansion for the most significant names in enjoyment. With the announcement of the KC! Kidaverse, and the acquisition of Ameba Television, Kartoon Channel! has arrived at a new inflection issue, and I could not be additional thrilled to welcome an government of Todd’s caliber to assist travel our business enterprise to the following stage.”

“There is an electrical exhilaration about the Kartoon Channel! and KC! Kidaverse in the kid’s and family members current market,” reported Steinman, “It’s a breakthrough principle, and I’m searching ahead to bringing all my skills to assistance travel it forward.”

About Genius Models Global
Genius Brand names Intercontinental, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNUS) is a leading global young children media firm building, producing, internet marketing and licensing branded children’s amusement homes and consumer products and solutions for media and retail distribution. The Company’s ‘content with a purpose’ portfolio incorporates Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, on Kartoon Channel! Shaq’s Garage, starring Shaquille O’Neal on Kartoon Channel! Rainbow Rangers on Kartoon Channel! and Netflix Llama, starring Jennifer Garner, on Netflix award-successful toddler brand name Newborn Genius adventure comedy STEM collection Thomas Edison’s Magic formula Lab and entrepreneurship collection Warren Buffett’s Key Millionaires Club. Through licensing agreements with main associates, people from Genius Brands’ IP also surface on a vast assortment of shopper products for the throughout the world retail market. The Company’s Kartoon Channel! and Kartoon Classroom! are available in in excess of 100 million U.S. television households via a broad vary of distribution platforms, which include Comcast, Cox, DISH, Sling Tv, Pluto Television set, Amazon Key, Amazon Fireplace, Apple Tv set, Apple iOS, Android Tv set, Android Mobil, Google Perform, Xumo, Roku, Tubi, YouTube, KartoonChannel.com, Samsung Good TVs and LG TVs. For additional data, make sure you stop by www.gnusbrands.com.

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