Speaker Teri Weiss

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Teri Weiss

EVP, TV Development

DreamWorks Animation TV

Teri Weiss is EVP, Preschool for DreamWorks Animation Television reporting to DreamWorks Animation President Margie Cohn. In this role, she is responsible for the development and current series management of the preschool division of DreamWorks Animation Television.

Recently announced projects that Weiss is overseeing include Archibald’s Next Big Thing, Gabby’s Dollhouse and Rhyme Time Town which will air on Netflix in 2019 and 2020.       

Prior to joining DreamWorks Animation Television, Weiss worked at NBC/Universal where she was hired to head up kids content for Universal Kids Productions group after a 16 year stint at Nickelodeon where she served as EVP of Preschool original programming.  She launched a series of hits, including Shimmer and Shine, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Dora and Friends, Paw Patrol and Wallykazam! She also helped solidify Nick Jr’s leadership position with series hits Bubble Guppies, Team Umizoomi and The Fresh Beat Band.  Prior to Nickelodeon, Weiss was a producer on Sesame Street, as well as Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? and Square One TV.

Raised in New York, Weiss graduated from John Hopkins University with a degree in International Studies.  She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, son and daughter.

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