Sesame Workshop has promoted Anita Stewart to SVP of corporate partnerships, where she will be reporting to Myung Kang-Huneke, chief of staff.
Stewart, who joined the Workshop in 2003, has been responsible for developing and securing strategic corporate alliances and sponsorship programs for the Workshop’s signature children’s series, Sesame Street and The Electric Company in the US, as well as co-productions throughout the world including in Brazil, China, South Africa, Mexico, Nigeria and India. She has also overseen corporate funding for domestic and international community outreach partnerships.
In her new role, Stewart is focusing on developing new multimedia, multinational corporate partnerships that harness the power of all media, including mobile and digital platforms, to deliver educational messaging to children and families around the world, particularly the underserved.
Previously, Stewart worked at PBS as the national marketing and sales director of its Sponsorship Group.