Kay Wilson Stallings serves as Senior Vice President, Content Development, Sesame Workshop. In this role, Stallings oversees creative development and pilot production globally of all original content for multiple platforms. She also explores new production models and partnerships to develop new programs, processes and talent for the creative group.
Prior to joining Sesame Workshop, Stallings was Senior Vice President of Production and Development at Nickelodeon. In her 16 years with the company, she oversaw development of all original series production for Nickelodeon Preschool and Nick Jr., Nickelodeon’s digital channel, including pre-buys, acquisitions and the global shorts programs. Stallings developed more than 20 series while at Nickelodeon including Wonder Pets, LazyTown, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Fresh Beat Band, Winx Club, Peter Rabbit, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Wallykazaam, Mutt & Stuff and the upcoming Shimmer and Shine and Sunny Styles.
Stallings has also worked in production roles for The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Jerry Springer Show, Court TV and several pilot programs. She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor’s degree from Mac Murray College.