Speaker Meredith Halpern-Ranzer
Speaker Meredith Halpern-Ranzer

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Meredith Halpern-Ranzer

Chief Executive Tinkerer

Tinkercast (Content)

Meredith Halpern-Ranzer is an Emmy-nominated children’s media executive and Co-founder / Chief Executive Tinkerer at Tinkercast, independent children’s media company behind the leading kids & family podcasts Wow in the World, Flip & Mozi’s Guide to How to be an Earthling, Who When WOW!, and Camp WeWow. As CEO, Meredith leads Tinkercast’s mission to nurture curiosity in kids and grown ups across platforms to help us all find the WOW in our world. She has been a thought-leader in children’s media, spearheading multiplatform innovations that shape industry trends for over 25 years. From 2005 to 2015, Meredith served as VP of Creative, VP of Alternative Programming, and Executive Producer on the team that launched and led the preschool channel, PBS Kids Sprout. Prior to joining Sprout, Meredith learned the answer to the burning question of childhood, when she not only found out “how to get to Sesame Street,” but worked there for eight years as a producer and editor. She is a founding member and on the board of directors of the Children’s Media Association.  Meredith is a constant seeker of WOW in her world with her husband, son and a campervan named Shoshanna.

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