Children’s Media Career Symposium 2024

Feb 28, 2024

The sixth annual Children’s Media Career Symposium was held on April 4th, 2024 from 5:30-8 pm and welcomed over 90 attendees.

Missed the 2024 Symposium? Watch the full event here.

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!


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


Dave Peth | Series Creator & Showrunner | Mighty Picnic |


Anne Lund | Senior Director, Curriculum & Content | PBS 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 |


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



Curious about past events? 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