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
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
On August 9th, the Children’s Media Association hosted renowned strategist, analyst, author, speaker, and connector David Kleeman as he presented his favorite submissions from the annual TV festival, PRIX JEUNESSE. The PRIX JEUNESSE is a bi-annual festival where examples of children’s media from all over the world are submitted for proper judging and exposure. The … Continue reading PRIX JEUNESSE Suitcase: A World View on Kids Media
Our member spotlight features Monique Hall, who is a children's media writer. Read all about her here...
On Tuesday, April 5th, Leslie Shumante, assistant editor at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, the children’s division of Hachette Book Group, and Andy Laites, manager of The Bank Street Bookstore, talked with CMA members in a fascinating roundtable discussion led by CMA’s own Leah Gostick. This was a members-only event, so if you're not … Continue reading CMA Event Recap: A Children’s Book Editor and A Children’s Bookstore Manager on the Industry Today
I love a good field trip. Even at the ripe old age of however-old-I-am, I love to go to a new place and see something I’ve never seen before. In this case, CMA went to get a first hand look at how things work at Rosie’s Theater Kids! http://www.RosiesTheaterKids.org RTKids is a non-profit performing arts … Continue reading Everything’s Coming Up Rosie