Best recognized for its hit, interactive preschool television property Yo Gabba Gabba! which currently airs on Nick Jr. and NOGGIN, the W!LDBRAIN entertainment group has announced the appointment of Erin Webb Dippold to the newly created position of Director of Licensing. The company has also announced the hiring of Jacq Nichols as their new Director of Business Development.
Dippold has previously served the licensing profession through stints at Ripe Ideas, The New York Botanical Garden, and 4Kids Entertainment, where she served as the Director of Marketing and Licensing. While at 4Kids Ent., she helped manage brands such as Cabbage Patch Kids and Winx Club. Dippold will report directly to Chief Marketing Officer, Michael Polis.
Jacq Nichols joined W!LDBRAIN as the Director of Business Development this past May, where she is now responsible for supervising the company's sales and marketing efforts in commercial and short film production. Nichols is currently working out of the Manhattan offices of Kidrobot, a subsidiary of W!LDBRAIN. She will report to Andrea Mansour, Vice President and Executive Producer. Prior to this position, Jacq Nichols served at Rhino Post, where she similarly served as Director of Business Development, managing client relationships.
on W!LDBRAIN: Founded in 1994, W!LDBRAIN (www.wildbrain.com) is an award-winning entertainment company that develops and produces content across the web, television, and other sectors as well. Powered by its pool of talented animators and directors known for blending traditional animation methods with state-of-the-art computer graphics, the studio and its creative team pride themselves in their consistency.
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"W!LDBRAIN's New Creative: Bob Higgins" at AnimationInsider.net (11/2007)