CMA Event: Through an Editor’s Eyes – The Joys of Keeping Classic Brands Fresh

Classic brands are classic for a reason: they’re fresh for generation after generation of readers. But how do they get that way? CMA put together a panel to find out! On Thursday June 12, CMA brought Diane Muldrow (Random House, Little Golden Books), Alice Jonaitis (Random House, Seuss), and Karen Halpenny (Sesame Digital) together to … Continue reading CMA Event: Through an Editor’s Eyes – The Joys of Keeping Classic Brands Fresh

Press Release: 2014 Officers Lead CMA in Bold New Directions!

Hi, everyone! Check out our very first press release for 2014! It went out this morning, and we can't wait to hear what people think. Let us know what YOU think in the comments below. Thanks! Laurie New York NY – (February 26, 2014) – A new year equals new leadership at the Children’s Media … Continue reading Press Release: 2014 Officers Lead CMA in Bold New Directions!

Bridge Under Construction: Connecting Academia and Industry – A PlayCollective and CMA Collaboration

Hey there, it's Melinda.  I can't believe this is the penultimate blog for my tenure as the CMA blogger.  But don't weep yet gentle reader there's still one more from me to come.  This one is not from me as I've invited our guest blogger extraordinaire Laurie-Anne Vazquez to once again share her insights on … Continue reading Bridge Under Construction: Connecting Academia and Industry – A PlayCollective and CMA Collaboration

Emily’s Crusade

This week we have an amazing new guest blogger who offers her own personal perspective on our Writer's Group with Emily Kingsley.  And she's a PhD!  Dr. Melissa Morgenlander is the Founder and Editor of the iQ Journals, a blog about autism, media, technology, and a boy named Quentin. She is also a freelance researcher … Continue reading Emily’s Crusade

I Heart John, Here’s Why You Should, Too

Pretty much from the first second Sarah Wallendjack became president of CMA I have been bugging her to get a workshop on how to puppeteer.  She’s come close in the past – we did do a few puppet building workshops but it wasn’t quite the same.  For one thing, I am downright lethal with a … Continue reading I Heart John, Here’s Why You Should, Too

A New Blog and a Fabulous New Guest Blogger

I'm pleased to present the first guest blogger of my blogging administration.  Or perhaps I should say Vice-Blogger.  I told you all up front that there was no way I could go to EVERY event so like all good leaders in the blogosphere, I have put together a trustworthy cabinet of children's media veterans to … Continue reading A New Blog and a Fabulous New Guest Blogger