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Speaker Michele Hennessy

Michele Hennessy

Development Executive, Kids Programming

Amazon Studios

Michele Hennessy (aka Jabloner-Weiss) is a Development Executive for Amazon Prime Video creating award-winning shows and the Current Series Executive for Pete the Cat, The Stinky and Dirty show, and the upcoming Do, Re, Mi series. Prior to that, she was a Producer for Warner Brothers Animation where she developed numerous series and was the creative Producer and writer for the first season of Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz for Boomerang. Before WB, Hennessy spent ten years at Disney Jr. as Executive Director, Original Programming. In this role, she supervised the creative direction, development and production on Disney Junior series and shorts including, Doc McStuffins, Goldie and Bear, Sheriff Callie’s Wild West, Special Agent Oso, Handy Manny and more. Hennessy also worked for Disney in 1997 as Director, Development, Walt Disney TV Animation/ABC, working on series "Pepper Ann" and "101 Dalmatians”. She began her career working on the classic 90’s cartoons Doug, Ren & Stimpy,Rugrats and Hey Arnold. Michele has been a writer, producer, and executive but her finest role is Mom to Abigail and two crazy pugs! 

Speaking at: Speed Pitching 1; Cocktails with... Michele Hennessy & Aaron Davidson, Amazon Studios


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