CHILDREN’S MEDIA ASSOCIATION OFFERS FREE 3-MONTH MEMBERSHIP Focuses on virtual events and digital offerings to connect its national and international community of children’s media changemakers NEW YORK CITY, April 8, 2020—In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Children's Media Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to excellence in children’s media, is offering 3 months of free … Continue reading CMA OFFERS FREE 3-MONTH MEMBERSHIP

Understanding White Space: A Talk on Children’s Media

On February 25th, the Children’s Media Association hosted an energetic panel consisting of Kim Diaz, Director of Production & Development at Sesame Workshop; Azadeh (Azi) Jamalian, Founder of The GIANT Room; and Vera Verba, YouTube Manager for Sesame Workshop. Each panelist brought a different perspective on the notion of white space in content and it … Continue reading Understanding White Space: A Talk on Children’s Media

A View on Kids Music: New Expectations

On January 9th, 2020, CMA hosted a high energy panel consisting of speakers Kaitlin McGaw and Tommy Shepherd of Alphabet Rockers, and Amelia Robinson of Mil’s Trills. The overarching theme of discussion for the night centered around uniting communities of children around the world on discussions concerning their race, gender, and emotional identity.   McGaw … Continue reading A View on Kids Music: New Expectations

Member Spotlight: Adrian Rothschild

 Meet Adrian, a creative producer focused on storytelling through emerging technologies. Adrian currently works at ViacomCBS focusing on the production of apps, prototypes, and experiences using various technologies. Adrian found his way to kids media by way of film school and non-profit work. How did you get interested in children’s media? I went to film … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Adrian Rothschild

NAMLE and How Kidfluencers are Changing the Game

On October 23rd CMA along with the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) and Fordham’s Communications and Media Studies department gathered at Fordham University to discuss current issues in the ever-evolving world of Kidfluencers and how they are changing the game. Speakers included Greg Alkalay, Co-founder and CEO of batteryPOP; Sherri Hope Culver, Associate … Continue reading NAMLE and How Kidfluencers are Changing the Game

Third Annual StoryTime: Reflections

CMA’s Third Annual StoryTime took place on Monday, November 18. There was an excited crowd of people present, enjoying the good food, drinks, and company. They also placed final bids on Silent Auction items. As the event began, everyone settled into their seats, eager to hear stories on the theme of reflection!  Read on for … Continue reading Third Annual StoryTime: Reflections

Member Spotlight: Carly Ciarrocchi

Meet Carly! Her journey in children’s television began in 2012 when she was hired as a host and writer for Sprout’s Sunny Side Up, a live morning show for preschoolers. She created original interstitial content every week for five years - it was a fast-paced, 360० immersion into kids’ media. And right now, you can … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Carly Ciarrocchi