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Vice President, Children’s Programming
Since joining PBS in 2003, Linda has worked with renowned producers to develop hit shows that now reach 82% of kids aged 2-8 in the U.S. Linda is currently working on the preschool math series ‘Odd Squad’, the science series ‘ Ready, Jet, Go!’ and the nature series ‘Nature Cat’. Linda works closely with PBS KIDS’ interactive team to build a cross-platform educational media a experience for kids across all PBS KIDS media properties. Before joining PBS, Linda was Senior Vice President of Original Animation for Cartoon Network. She began her career with nine years at Nickelodeon, where she helped build the animation department and launch the ‘Rugrats’.
Focus on International
We invite a diverse panel of international broadcasters/producers to share an overview of their successes, strategies and funding. We’ll hear what type of children’s content works best in various countries and what the trends are. We will look into how these are funded, this will lead to discussions on children’s…
What Are Little Girls Made Of?
Can children’s preschool programmes change cultural attitudes towards women by exposing young boys and girls to gender equality? Has children’s programming fostered unflattering views of women and the disrespectful attitudes it can create in society, as well as how women view themselves? How responsible is the children’s content industry for…