About Us

“We’re all lucky to have Stark Insider beating the drum for independent film, arts and theater.”

– Jeffrey Goodman, film director

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EXPLORE. CREATE. LIVE.

Stark Insider invites you to explore creative and interesting things in and around the San Francisco Bay Area with host Loni Stark.

Actors, directors, backstage theater, adventures in food and wine, wanderlust and the pursuit of the creative impulse – Stark Insider is A West Coast Adventure, A Lifetime in the Making.

Stark Insider is the largest arts & culture YouTube channel in San Francisco.

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Stark Insider is an official Google YouTube partner (1.9M+ views)

INFLUENCE AND DISTRIBUTION:

Founded in 2006 by Clinton and Loni Stark (top 40 under 40), Stark Insider is recognized for its innovative video coverage on syndicated shows focused on travel, theater, food and wine.

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Stark Insider is cited by some of the largest theaters and entertainment venues in North America.

Distribution includes Apple iTunes, Amazon Kindle, Facebook, Google (over 8,700 subscribers via tablet and smartphone) and YouTube, in addition to mobile apps such as News360, Mobiles Republic, and Google Play Newsstand. SI is also an official arts, travel and tech source for Google News.

“As media continues to change and evolve, forward-thinking outlets like Stark Insider are positioned to show us the way to the future.”

– Rick Lombardo, former artistic director San Jose Repertory Theatre

Stark Insider is regularly mentioned alongside media brands such as The Mercury News and San Francisco Chronicle (as seen above).

Stark Insider’s recognition and influence has expanded rapidly; the site is often referenced alongside major media brands including Wired, San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post and Variety.

Clinton Stark

Clinton Stark is often quoted across major news sites, publications and product-related promotions.

Stark Insider's food and wine coverage is widely cited, and influences buying decisions across the Internet, be it Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube or the Stark Insider web site.

Stark Insider’s food and wine coverage is widely cited, and influences buying decisions across the Internet, be it Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube or the Stark Insider web site.

We reach a potential audience of over 6 million people in the greater Bay Area including San Francisco, Napa, Berkeley, Palo Alto and San Jose.

Interested in writing for us? Send us an email with your background, writing sample (or link to article), and contact information to info@starkinsider.com.

SELECT MEDIA PARTNERSHIPS:

Mill Valley Film Festival - Stark Insider CabFest Napa Valley - Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln TheaterC2SV Technology Conference + Music Festival

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STARK INSIDER VIDEOS:

Stark Insider is the largest travel & arts YouTube channel in San Francisco. With over 3.1 million views including 1.9 million on YouTube and hundreds of thousands more on Facebook and Vimeo, SI has emerged as a leader in producing behind-the-scenes features, informative and whimsical interviews, and under-covered stories in the areas of food, wine, and the arts.

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Sites that have mentioned, featured Stark Insider:

The Huffington Post

Engadget

American Conservatory Theater

Laptop Magazine

The Verge

Luce Wine Restaurant

Theatre Bay Area

Mercury News

Cinequest Film Festival

Wine Enthusiast Magazine - Stark Insider

Berkeley Rep

San Jose Rep
The Week

STARK INSIDER CONTRIBUTORS – Past and Present

Stark Insider - All Things West CoastGregory M. Alonzo
Mike Carrall
Tom Eden
Eve Giovenco
Al Graichen
Deniz Hellberg
Bob Jamison
Eugene Lee
Jane Lurie
Janice Nieder
Carl Orthlieb
Patricia Reardon
Clinton Stark
Loni Stark
Monica Turner
Cy Ashley Webb
Chris Wright

HOW WE FIRST MET:
The Untold Story of Clinton and Loni Stark

Press Relations and Communications Manager