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Executive Level: Being an Effective Communicator

This circle is an opportunity for executives to learn more about:

  • Sharing ideas in development brainstorms (character, story, artwork)
  • Communicating career objectives (talking to bosses)
  • Giving constructive feedback as a network executive:
    • on scripts
    • designs
    • animatics
    • music
    • mixes

Mentee Criteria

Experience Level:
Executives w/1-3 Years Experience

Meeting Times & Dates

Please note: Meeting times and dates are subject to change by your Circle Mentor

Times Per Month:  Twice Per Month

Dates:  4/16, 4/23, 5/7, 5/21, 6/4, 6/11, 6/25, 7/9

Meeting Times: 5:30 to 6:30 pm (PST)

Circle Leader

Michele Hennessy

Michele Hennessy (aka Michele Jabloner aka Michele Jabloner-Weiss), Senior Creative Executive for Amazon Kids+, has built her 25 year career developing and producing kids’ content. She currently oversees current series for Amazon Kids+. Previously Michele worked for Prime Video on “Pete the Cat”, “The Stinky and Dirty show”, “Give A Mouse a Cookie”, “Clifford the Big Red Dog” and the upcoming “Do, Re & Mi” show. Hennessy spent ten years at Disney Jr. as Executive Director, Original Programming. In this role, she supervised development and creative production on multiple Disney Junior series and over fifty shorts.

Shows included, “Doc McStuffins”, “Sheriff Callie’s Wild West”, “Puppy Dog Pals” and “”Special Agent Oso” and short series. Before her current role at Amazon, she was executive producer for Warner Brothers Animation developing, producing and writing series based on their IP. She produced and worked as story editor on “Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz”.

Michele began her career in animation working on the classic 90’s cartoons – “”Doug””, “”Ren & Stimpy””,””Rugrats”” and “”Hey Arnold.”” She has been a writer, producer, and executive of kids’ media but her finest role is Mom to Abigail and two pugs!

Title/Expertise:  Senior Creative Executive

Company:  Amazon Kids+

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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