Check out our very first press release for 2014! It went out this morning, and we can’t wait to hear what people think.
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New York NY – (February 26, 2014) – A new year equals new leadership at the Children’s Media Association!
As the leading nonprofit for children’s media professionals, CMA is committed to representing the voices and talents of all its members. To that end, the 2014 officers gracing CMA’s officer page represent the diverse range of professions and industries CMA encompasses.
Those officers are:
President – Jordan Geary
VP – Benjamin Lehmann
Secretary – Ashley Brennan
Treasurer – Aimee Blackton
Chief Strategy Officer – Laura Kaufmann
Director of Development – Victoria Ramirez
Director of Membership – Victoria Fox
Director of Communications – Gabriela Maestre
Director of Events – Corey Nascenzi
Jordan Geary is Head of Production and Development for FlickerLab and has devoted his entire career to children’s media, producing and directing on popular children’s series like Nickelodeon’s The Wonderpets, Playhouse Disney’s 3rd & Bird, and MTV’s Made.
Benjamin Lehmann is a 4-time Emmy Award winning Producer for Sesame Street, and is also a Member at Large of the Executive Committee for PGA East.
Ashley Brennan is a Research Coordinator at Out of the Blue Enterprises and has worked at other children’s media companies including Speakaboos and Scholastic.
Aimee Blackton is a Production Manager and one of those rare souls who not only works for Sesame Workshop, but has built her career there.
Victoria Ramirez is a global licensing and business development specialist at American Greetings with over 7 years’ experience in the US and the UK, working with brands from Care Bears and Strawberry Shortcake, to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Yu-Gi-Oh!
These newly elected officers join returning officers Victoria Fox, Laura Kaufmann, Gabriela Maestre and Corey Nascenzi – and are eager to roll up their sleeves and get to work.
“The Children’s Media Association is such a special group,” said new president Jordan Geary. “It’s a great cross-section of talent from every major facet of children’s media, and this new crop of officers really reflects that. It’s an honor to continue this organization’s great work.”
And with that diversity (and enthusiasm!), it looks like CMA is off to a great start. Here’s to another year of educating, innovating and connecting!