Children’s Media Career Symposium 2024

Jan 19, 2024

Join us at the sixth annual Children’s Media Career Symposium on April 4th, 2024 from 5:30-8 pm!

Considering a Career in Media or a Career Focused on Children?

Have fond memories of watching Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, or Sesame Street?

Inspired to create new, amazing content for youth, including podcasts, video games, TV shows, YouTube channels, and more?

This event is for you!

Meet with industry leaders, get tips for starting your career, and network with major players in the children’s media industry!

The event is free, but you must register to attend. The event is open to all Temple students, alumni, faculty, administration, students from other universities, and the community. Register for the event below!

Scan the QR code to register!


You’ll get the chance to connect and network with these remarkable speakers:


Dave Peth | Series Creator & Showrunner | Mighty Picnic |


Kristofer Updike | Former Vice President of Development, Kids & Family Programming, Entertainment Content | Universal Kids |


Meredith Halpern Ranzer | Chief Executive Tinkerer & Co-Founder | Tinkercast |


David Kleeman | Senior Vice President, Global Trends | Dubit Limited |


Makeda Mays Green | Senior Vice President, Digital & Cultural Insights | Nickelodeon |


Kathy Minton | Executive Producer and Showrunner, Kids Content


Maria Perez-Brown | Executive Consultant | TIME Kids & Family |


Frequently Asked Questions:

Where can I park if I’m driving?

Some on-street parking is available at that time of day. There are also several parking lots on campus. Details may be found here:

How can I get there by subway or bus?

For subway, take the Broad Street Subway and exit at Susquehanna (closest stop) or Cecil B. Moore (official Temple University stop). Annenberg Hall is approximately 3 blocks from Susquehanna and approximately 6 blocks from Cecil B. Moore. For bus, check the 4 bus, 16 bus or 23 bus routes.

Curious about the event? Dive into the highlights of last year’s Symposium and watch the recording of the event here.

For more information contact Sherri Hope Culver at