Disney named a new executive VP of Content and Creative Strategy for Disney Channels Worldwide, announcing the promotion of Nancy Kanter to the post. Kanter has been general manager of Disney Junior Worldwide, and will also retain that role.
She will continue to report to Gary Marsh, President and Chief Creative Officer, Disney Channels Worldwide, who made the announcement today.
“The new role will broaden Kanter’s responsibilities to include the content creation strategy that guides the development of original live-action and animated programming for kids age 6-14 on Disney Channel and Disney XD, in addition to all creative content for kids age 2-7 on Disney Junior,” the company said in its announcement.
Kanter oversaw the launch of Disney Junior, the company’s TV channel aimed at preschoolers, six years ago and has been running the channel since then. In her new post, she will also oversee strategy for acquired content.
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