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9 Story Media Group
Creator and Chief Creative Officer
Angela C. Santomero, Creator & Executive Producer of ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’, ‘Blue’s Clues’, ‘Wishenpoof’, ‘Creative Galaxy’ and ‘Super Why’ has been changing the way children watch TV for more than twenty years. She is the Creator, Executive Producer and Writer for award winning kids and family content for PBS, Nickelodeon, Amazon Studios, etc.
With a Masters in Child Developmental Psychology from Columbia University-Teacher’s College, Angela’s vision for integrating educational curriculum into entertaining content for kids led her to co-create, executive produce and head write Nick Jr. ‘s landmark series, ‘Blue’s Clues’. Malcolm Gladwell referred to ‘Blue’s Clues’ as “One of the stickiest TV shows EVER made”, in The Tipping Point.
Angela is the recipient of the prestigious Peabody Award for Outstanding Childrenʹs Programming as well as several gold and silver Parents’ Choice Awards.
‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Series at the 2019 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Ms. Santomero’s book ‘PRESCHOOL CLUES: Raising Smart, Inspired, and Engaged Kids in a Screen-Filled World’ (Touchstone) was released April 2018. Her second book ‘RADICAL KINDNESS: The Life Changing Power of Giving and Receiving’ was released in 2019.
Angela was a TV kid. She was that preschooler who couldn’t sit closer to the television when ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ was on. Mister Rogers spoke to her. Her inner child is delighted with how grown up Angela had the opportunity to bring ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood’ to a new generation today.…