Speaker Kim Berglund

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Kim Berglund

VP, Development

Disney Junior

Kim Berglund is executive director, Development, Disney Junior. In this role, Berglund oversees series development of original animated television properties for the Disney Junior audience of kids 2-7. She reports to Alyssa Sapire, vice president, Original Programming, Disney Junior.

Prior to joining Disney Junior, Berglund was a key creative executive and curriculum director for PBS Kids, working on award-winning television series including Peg + Cat, Odd Squad, Super Why!, Martha Speaks, The Electric Company and Dinosaur Train. She also played an integral role in developing PBS Kids' overall education strategy. 

Berglund previously oversaw the cartoon incubator shorts program at Nickelodeon Animation Studios and served as a development associate at Disney Television Animation, helping develop several series including Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, The Buzz on Maggie and The Replacements.

Berglund received a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an Ed.M. from Harvard Graduate School of Education.  

Speaking on: 30 Minutes With... Diane Ikemiyashiro & Kim Berglund, Disney Junior

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