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9 Story appoints Angela Santomero as Chief Creative Officer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 3,618 9 Story Media Group announced the appointment of Angela C. Santomero to the newly established role of Chief Creative Officer. As CCO, Santomero will report to President and CEO Vince Commisso, and lead the creative content strategy across all of 9 Story Media Group. The appointment follows 9 Story’s recent acquisition of Out of the Blue Enterprises, which was co-founded by Santomero. Angela Santomero is Creator, Executive Producer and Writer for award-winning kids and family high-profile brands including Blue’s Clues (Nick Jr.), Super Why! (PBS KIDS), Daniel…

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Strategic Licensing 

9 Story Media Group acquires Out of the Blue Enterprises

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 10,719 9 Story Media Group has acquired children’s media company Out of the Blue Enterprises. New York City-based Out of the Blue will become a wholly owned subsidiary of 9 Story Media Group with Managing Director Samantha Freeman leading the company and co-founder Angela Santomero continuing to serve as creator and executive producer. Founded in 2005 by Blue’s co-creator Santomero and former Nickelodeon executive Samantha, Out of the Blue is best known for the Emmy-nominated literacy series Super WHY, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and the interactive art adventure programme…

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Entertainment Licensing 

9 Story Media Group in a number of broadcast deals

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Post Views: 6,206 9 Story Media Group has secured a number of deals across Asia Pacific for its portfolio of kids and family content. Over 550 episodes have been licensed to broadcasters and content partners across the territory with agreements spanning South East Asia, India, Taiwan and Australia. Peg + Cat, Wild Kratts, 3 Amigonauts and Camp Lakebottom are among the series to have been sold to the region. BBC Worldwide has picked up seasons one and two of Peg + Cat, the Emmy award winning pre-school series, for its…

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