Today we’re announcing Nadine Zylstra is joining Pinterest in the newly created role of Global Head of Programming and Originals. Nadine will join Pinterest’s global content and creators team and report into Malik Ducard, our Chief Content Officer.
As Global Head of Programming and Originals, Nadine will be tasked with building strategy and driving execution for Pinterest’s programming and originals content efforts. This includes driving innovation in content development and distribution, and leading and building teams that work across various features and products to support creators and talent.
“As we continue to make Pinterest the most inspiring place for content creators, we are so thrilled to be expanding and welcoming Nadine to the team. This role is crucial as we work to drive meaningful engagement with creators, partners and their communities, through new pathways, tools and content creation on the Pinterest platform.” said Malik Ducard, Chief Content Officer at Pinterest. “Nadine is well-known in the industry for her leadership, innovation and creativity, and has been recognized with numerous awards and nominations.. Nadine’s creativity and passion for creators and content, and her significant accomplishments across digital and television, spanning formats and genres, have not only inspired me – but more importantly, have inspired countless millions of viewers for years, and I look forward to seeing her inspiring leadership come to life at Pinterest.”
Nadine has spent her career in the content industry at both YouTube and Sesame Workshop in leadership roles. At YouTube, Nadine was a visionary for original content in her role as Global Head of YouTube Originals. Nadine led a team that leverages original content to drive engagement, product adoption and acquisition. Before that, she was the Head of Kids, Family, Learning and Impact for YouTube Originals as well as Vice President of Sesame Street Production and Programming. Nadine’s work at YouTube alone has been recognized with more than 84 nominations and 24 awards, including multiple Emmy Awards, a PGA Award, Gracie Awards and a GLAAD Award.
From Nadine: “I couldn’t be more excited to join Pinterest, a platform that I have been admiring and using passionately for many years. Pinterest’s mission to bring people the inspiration they need to create a life they love resonates deeply with me. I can’t wait to contribute towards this mission and empower even more creators on Pinterest to bring their passions and authentic ideas to the platform. I am excited to drive forward innovation in content development, imagining new ways to support Pinterest’s amazing talent and creators.”