Meet Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, an author who talks to children through her writing and books. Olugbemisola is the author of 8th Grade Superzero, which was named a Notable Book for a Global Society and a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People. She also writes nonfiction for young people, including Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovic
A discussion of the pros and cons of live-action versus animation in children's television
On May 23rd the Children’s Media Association, The Producers Guild of America, and Sesame Workshop hosted Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Children’s Television. The all-star panel of notable children’s media names garnered plenty of buzz and excitement ahead of the event (the event sold out right away!), which included President of WonderWhy … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Children’s Television
Melinda, Stacey, and Caitlin discuss their current work and introduce themselves. On March 27th, the Children’s Media Association hosted a panel of seasoned writers consisting of freelance writer Stacey Greenberger, Emmy-nominated writer Melinda LaRose, and Butterbean's Cafe Story Editor Caitlin Hodson. Throughout the conversation, the speakers shared and built upon each others’ stories. They spoke … Continue reading Writer’s Group Recap: The Pros and Cons of Freelance and Staff Writing
Our member spotlight features Monique Hall, who is a children's media writer. Read all about her here...
On March 5th, 2019 the Children’s Media Association and the National Association for Museum Exhibition hosted An Evening of Play at the New York Hall of Science. The evening included a panel moderated by NYSCI Vice President of Youth Development, Priya Mohabir and exploratory play with Dr. Leilah Lyons in the Connected Worlds exhibit and … Continue reading An Evening of Play at the New York Hall of Science
Blumenthal opens the event by explaining how global children's media has changed. On February 19th, CMA hosted Howard Blumenthal, renowned author, new media producer, and creator of projects such as Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? and Kids On Earth to speak on the current global state of kids. Blumenthal has made it his … Continue reading Kids: Now and Soon with Howard Blumenthal