Diversity in Children's Television Programming
Marva Smalls and two Nickelodeon creators spoke about diversity in children’s television programming at a special kids-parents… read more
Marva Smalls and two Nickelodeon creators spoke about diversity in children’s television programming at a special kids-parents National Press Club luncheon. In addition to Ms. Smalls, who is also the chief of staff for MTV Networks Kids and Family Group, “Romeo!” creator Tom Lynch and “The Backyardigans” creator Janice Burgess spoke about their work.
Special Nickelodeon guests included TEENick stars Miranda Cosgrove of “Drake and Josh” and Romeo of “Romeo!” as well as voice-over actor Katheen Herles, the voice of Dora The Explorer. Dora herself greeted children along with SpongBob SquarePants. Ms. Smalls' remarks were followed by a question-and-answer session, where children were encouraged to submit questions. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Janice Burgess Executive Producer Nickelodeon TV Network->The Backyardigans
- Miranda Cosgrove Actor Nickelodeon TV Network->Drake and Josh
- Kathleen Herles Actor Nickelodeon TV Network->Dora the Explorer
- Tom Kenny Actor Nickelodeon TV Network->SpongeBob SquarePants
- Tom Lynch Executive Producer Nickelodeon TV Network->Romeo!
- Li'l Romeo Actor Nickelodeon TV Network->Romeo!
- Jonathan D. Salant President National Press Club
- Marva Smalls Executive Vice President Nickelodeon TV Network->Public Affairs
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