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Nickelodeon ups Cathy Galeota to SVP of preschool current series

In her new role, Galeota will oversee production on all of Nick's current preschool series, including original shows and co-productions.
November 4, 2014

As Nickelodeon continues to bolster its preschool programming with new curriculum-based content offerings, the network has upped 18-year Nick vet Cathy Galeota to the role of SVP of preschool current series.

In her new role, Galeota will oversee production on all of Nick’s current preschool series, including Dora and FriendsDora the ExplorerTeam Umizoomi and PAW Patrol.

Creative and business oversight over the preschool executives in charge (EICs) are also part of her new purview, while she continues to serve as EIC for Dora and Friends: Into the City!Dora the ExplorerPAW Patrol and the upcoming Shimmer and Shine.

Most recently VP of preschool current series, Galeota has continued to move up the ranks since joining the kidsnet in 1997. She started out as part of the network’s production management group, moving up to producer on both Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go!, and later becoming director of preschool current series as an EIC.

Prior to joining Nick, Galeota worked at Disney Channel and The WB, serving as production manager on various short-form projects, on-air creative branding and creative development for the networks.

In her new remit, she’ll continue to report to Teri Weiss, EVP of preschool original programming.

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