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Kidscreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event. In 2013, the conference welcomed more than 1,600 attendees from 47 countries. Top executives attend Kidscreen Summit to take advantage of the year’s best business networking, and to engage in critical dialogue on issues that affect the industry.

2013 statistics

1,600 delegates
47 countries represented
98% plan to attend again
99% would recommend the event to colleagues
400+ content buyers
900+ producers/distributors

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Teri Weiss

EVP TV Development

Nickelodeon Group

Teri Weiss is Executive Vice President of Preschool Development and Production, Nickelodeon Group. She is responsible for overseeing all production and development for Nickelodeon Preschool and Nick Jr., Nickelodeon's 24-hour digital preschool channel.

Weiss, who joined Nickelodeon in 1999, most recently served as Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Nickelodeon Preschool. During her time with Nick Weiss has launched many of the net’s mega-hit preschool shows including Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, Bubble Guppies, The Backyardigans, Ni Hao, Kai-lan, The Wonder Pets!, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Olivia, The Fresh Beat Band, Team Umizoomi, Peter Rabbit and the network’s latest preschool hit Paw Patrol.


Weiss's ingenuity and unique combination of kid-centric creative and leadership skills have been essential to the success of Nickelodeon Preschool. Weiss also led Nick Jr.'s entry into the baby home video market, with three Curious Buddies titles.

Weiss began her career in television at HBO's Comedy Channel working on Rich Hall's Onion World, Alan Havey's Night After Night and the sports comedy series, Sports Monster. Later she worked on several children's series, including Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? and Square One TV. Before joining Nickelodeon, she was a producer at Sesame Street, where she commissioned animation and films, served as an associate director, and produced three original title home videos. She has received two Emmy Awards and three Parent's Choice Awards for her work at Sesame Street. Her series at Nickelodeon have garnered 8 Daytime Emmy awards, 43 Daytime Emmy nominations and a Peabody Award.

Weiss graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies. She resides with her family in New York City.

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