CMA Storytime 2020 Recap: VOICE

On October 24th, the Children’s Media Association hosted an exceptional panel of storytellers as they spoke on the defining moments that brought them into the children’s media world and how they found their voices. Carly Ciarrocchi (Weird but True) hosted the event with storytellers Josh Dela Cruz (Blues Clues & You!), Kay Wilson Stallings (Sesame … Continue reading CMA Storytime 2020 Recap: VOICE

Celebrating Radical Queer Joy in Children’s Media

On October 6th, the Children’s Media Association hosted an exceptional panel on the topic of LGBTQ+ representation in children’s media. Host Lindz Amer began by introducing the speakers: Shadi Petosky (Executive Producer of Danger and Eggs), Noelle Stevenson (Creator/Show-Runner of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power) and Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe). The first … Continue reading Celebrating Radical Queer Joy in Children’s Media

A Clearer View of the World through Reflective Media

On August 26th, the Children’s Media Association partnered with Common Sense Media to host a conversation on how kids can find content that reflects their own stories. Betsy Bozdech (Common Sense Media) moderated the passionate group of experts that included Kim Berglund (Disney Jr.), Steven Wolf Pereira (Encantos), and Kevin Clark (George Mason University). Each … Continue reading A Clearer View of the World through Reflective Media

Belief in Our Content: A Path Through YouTube Kids

On July 29th, the Children’s Media Association hosted a packed conversation on how creators can best take advantage of YouTube Kids. Creators such as Lauren Glaubach (YouTube Kids), Meredith Halpern-Ranzer (Tinkercast), and Lucas Field (Giraffe’s Mini-Musical) - plus his buddy Koala - shared their thoughts on the subject. Kristen McGregor acted as the energetic moderator … Continue reading Belief in Our Content: A Path Through YouTube Kids