Cristine Van Schoick is Manager of International Programming and Sales Administration at A+E Networks where she works with all international channel brands and programming teams (History, H2, A&E, Lifetime, FYI, Crime & Investigation) worldwide. In addition to tracking and reporting on channel partner licensing activity and local productions, Cristine works closely with the Global Content Sales team on channel program selections, contractual holdbacks, and rights renewals for A+E’s international catalog titles.
Prior to joining A+E in 2007, Cristine spent four years at the National Geographic Channel in Washington, D.C., primarily working in production management as a Unit Manager in third party production. She was responsible for project managing 150+ hours of programming a year from initial contract stage to final show delivery.
Cristine earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University, where she majored in Broadcasting and Film with a concentration in English Literature. She began her career in feature film production, working freelance in roles as varied as assistant film editor, production design coordinator, and picture truck/car wrangler. Cristine is a member of WICT and has enjoyed volunteering with the New York Junior League for the last 12 years as a volunteer/co-chair on various committees. Currently, she serves as the Council Head for the NYJL’s Strategic Planning Council.
Born and raised at the Jersey Shore, Cristine currently resides in Manhattan.