Long-time Nickelodeon programming exec Teri Weiss has been promoted to EVP of production and development for Nickelodeon Preschool.
Weiss, who joined Nickelodeon in 1999 and was most recently Nickelodeon Preschool’s SVP of production and development, will report to Viacom’s Nickelodeon Group President Cyma Zarghami.
In her new expanded role, she will be charged with executing the creation and production of all original content for Nickelodeon Preschool’s morning programming block as well as Nick Jr.
During her time as SVP of production and development under Brown Johnson, Weiss helped develop numerous hit Nick preschool series including Team Umizoomi, Bubble Guppies,The Fresh Beat Band, Go Diego, Go!, The Wonder Pets!, Ni Hao, Kai-lan and Olivia.
She currently oversees all current series including Dora the Explorer, Max and Ruby, Yo Gabba, Gabba!, Mike the Knight and Franklin & Friends.
Prior to her role as SVP of production and development, she was VP of production and development for Nick Jr. Before joining Nickelodeon, Weiss was a producer at Sesame Street.