Carol Greenwald is Senior Executive Producer of Children’s Programs at WGBH Boston where she has produced some of the best-loved children’s shows on television. She is co-creator and Executive Producer for the multiple Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Arthur, now the longest running children’s animated series on television. She is also currently Executive Producer for two other series on PBSKids: Curious George, which premiered on PBS in Fall 2006 and is now one of the top rated series for kids 2 to 5, and Martha Speaks based on the books by Susan Meddaugh, which premiered Fall 2008 and supports the development of oral vocabulary. She also developed and produced Postcards from Buster, the Arthur spin-off that premiered on PBS in the fall of 2004 and Time Warp Trio (based on the popular book series by Jon Sceiszka), which aired on the Discovery Kids block on NBC in 2005 and 2006. In her capacity as Executive Producer of these series, Greenwald oversees the development and production of the television programs and supervises ancillary activities, such as the website and educational outreach.
Serving as Director of Development for Children’s Programming at WGBH since 1992, Ms. Greenwald has also contributed to the development of many other programs. She was one of the original creators of Long Ago & Far Away, and alternately served as its project director, series editor, and producer. Before working in children’s programming, she was project director of two telecourses for high school and college level students: The Western Tradition and French in Action.
Prior to her work at WGBH, Ms. Greenwald was a freelance producer who worked on projects in radio, documentary film, and multimedia. She is married with two children.