Liz Nealon
Managing Editor,

Liz Nealon is an award-winning executive producer who played an integral role in shaping indelible youth brands like Sesame Street and MTV. She has served as Worldwide Creative Director of Sesame Street, as well as Executive Producer of numerous successful television series and co-productions, including Knock First, Out There, The Famous Jett Jackson, and the PBS literacy series Ghostwriter. She also led the development of successful children’s websites including the Emmy and Peabody Award winning, the preschool virtual world, and the popular video-sharing site, which is an industry leader in safe social networking for older kids and tweens.

Prior to her work in children’s media, Liz Nealon spent a decade as a writer/producer at the start-up of MTV. She traveled the world as Senior Vice President of International Programming, launching the MTV brand in Europe, Brazil, Japan and Australia. Nealon’s colleagues dubbed her the “keeper of the trademark” due to her ability to adapt and articulate the MTV vision and attitude as it was expressed in diverse cultures and musical environments.

Today, Liz is working as the Publisher and CEO of StarWalk Kids Media (, the streaming eBook collection for Schools, Libraries and Families.


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A Ghostly Writing Wednesday
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The Cutest Animal: Writing Wednesday
Seymour Simon’s New Halloween Book
Writing Wednesday: Animals Affected by Climate Change
Writing Wednesday: Skyscrapers!
Writing Wednesday: Thinking about Your Senses
Plan a Perseid Midnight Picnic!
A New Book about The Moon
CONTEST! My Favorite Seymour Simon Book
Contest! My Awesome Science Word
Extreme Oceans NSTA Selection!
Writing Wednesday: Pandas
Contest! Moth or Butterfly?
Einstein & Paloma’s Experiments Here!
Writing Wednesday: Now YOU Write about the Fox!
Sarah Reviews Two New Seymour Simon Books
VOLCANOES and HORSES: Free Teacher Guides
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GOLD HONORS for Einstein Anderson in the Mom’s Choice Awards!
Summer Reading Sale!
All About Coral Reefs
CONTEST! Coral Reefs
Writing Wednesday: Shark Poem
A Librarian Speaks
Writing Wednesday: Piglet Squid
CONTEST!  3 Fascinating Facts about Sharks
Writing Wednesday: Mystery Poem
Meatless Monday: Curry Roasted Butternut Squash and Chick Peas
CORAL REEFS: Publication Day!
Happy Earth Day from Seymour Simon!
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EXTREME OCEANS Publication Day!
Cool Photo: Otters Sleep Holding Hands
Writing Wednesday: The Great Squirrel Robbery
Writing Wednesday: Describe these Babies!
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Writing Wednesday: Compare and Contrast
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Writing Wednesday: Model Shark
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Cool Photo: Frog in a Bog
Writing Wednesday: Space Travelers
Writing Wednesday: Space Monsters!
Writing Wednesday: Amazon Diary
SeeMore Explorers Day!
Writing Wednesday: The Hottest Place
Writing Wednesday: Jellyfish Prizewinner
Cool Photo: Wedding Tornado
Writing Wednesday: Animals Nobody Loves
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Writing Wednesday: Bees and Buds
Save the Animals: A Video
Writing Wednesday: Life in Coral Reefs
Writing Wednesday: Tsunami Surprise
Writing Wednesday: The Coldest Place on Earth
Writing Wednesday: Polar Bears and Global Warming
Cool Photo: Rescued Python
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Win a Skype session for your Class!
Writing Wednesday: Butterflies
Writing Wednesday: Diving Deep
A Funny Welcome for Seymour
5th Grade News Team Interviews Seymour
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Writing Wednesday: Revisiting the GOAT STORY
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CONTEST: What Kind of Cloud is That?
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Writing Wednesday: Leap Year
Writing Wednesday: LIN-SANITY!
This Puppy Moves Like Jagger!
Contest:          3 Cheers for Pluto!
Writing Wednesday: Stone and Water
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A Sunset for Seymour
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Writing Wednesday: The Sun is Waking Up
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Writing Wednesday: Vampire Squid!
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