Curious about how to write for preschool television? This month’s guest Becky Friedman is the perfect person to ask. Becky has been a writer and story editor at Out of the Blue Enterprises for the past nine years. In that time she has been the head writer for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (PBS), co-head writer for Wishenpoof (Amazon), story editor for Super Why! (PBS) and Creative Galaxy (Amazon), written original stories for Speakaboos, plays for Dramatic Fantastic, and received an Emmy nomination while she was at it. We are thrilled to have her as our guest this month. Becky will be answering questions so be sure to have some ready! Don’t miss out on this chance to learn from this truly talented writer.
Date and Time: Monday, November 23rd, 6:30pm to 8:15pm
Location: Out of the Blue, 1412 Broadway, Suite 1405, New York, NY 10018
More about our speaker:
Becky Friedman is an Emmy-nominated children’s television writer and story editor who has been creating content out Out of the Blue Enterprises for the past nine years. Currently, Becky is the head writer for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, (PBS) and co-head writer for Wishenpoof (Amazon). Past television writing includes being senior story editor for Super Why! (PBS) and Creative Galaxy (Amazon). Becky has written original interactive digital stories for Speakaboos, as well as mystery plays for “Dramatic Fanatic.” Additionally, Becky had an essay entitled “Marlo and Me” published in the 2012 anthology, “When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children’s Classic and the Difference it Made.”
Becky started her career in children’s writing doing children’s theater at Tufts University, while studying for her BA in African History. She went on to teach an arts-based preschool program at “The Little School” in San Francisco, CA. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband Adam and her 4 month old baby girl, Meadow. When she’s not writing, Becky is running, doing yoga and making silly faces at her adorable baby. What Becky is NOT doing…is sleeping.