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
Okay, okay so I missed another event due to my high society, jet setting lifestyle. Did you think Prince Harry was going to just undress himself? Luckily, Jill Cozza Turner, one of the most talented freelancers I know was on hand to take notes on our August Writers' Workshop with Tracey Baptiste. Jill is an … Continue reading Unconvential Heroes with an Unconvential Blogger
Ahh Facebook. It has changed my life. Now instead of inventing the next great children’s television series I can read all about what some of my friends had for lunch and just how great it is that it is Friday. Okay, okay I’m being cynical (I get to be cynical a couple times a year) … Continue reading Now Kids Can Waste Hours A Day Not Doing Their Work, Too!
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
I’ll tell you a secret. Shh, no one in the world knows this as I have kept it carefully under wraps with my suave demeanor and impeccable fashion sense: I am a nerd. I know, you’re totally shocked! Well, at the last writer’s workshop event I completely blew my cover by becoming the infamous classroom … Continue reading I’m Teacher’s Pet at the Writer’s Workshop
For the second writers workshop of the new year we sat down with Erica Branch-Ridley, the Assistant Vice President for Platform Innovations at Sesame Workshop. Sound fancy? Is fancy. Erica got her start as a musical theatre major. She worked on 48 Hours (the news show not the Murphy/Nolte powerhouse movie) as Dan Rather’s assistant, … Continue reading Saving the World with Erica Branch-Ridley
Okay, okay, Nancy Kanter isn’t really my new BFF (I wish!) but she was awesome enough to sit down and share her life story with us at the first ever WiCM Red Chair Series. And yes, there was indeed a red chair. Two, in fact. Amy Friedman moderated as Nancy Kanter, Vice President of Disney … Continue reading I Spend an Evening with my BFF Nancy Kanter