Suzanne Masri, Brittany Smith, Christina Gorski | Source: Fred Rogers Productions/The Toy Book

The company behind Emmy-winning PBS KIDS series, including Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Odd Squad, and Peg + Cat, revealed promotions for a pair of seasoned executives and a new hire as it looks ahead to future portfolio growth.

Fred Rogers Productions promoted Suzanne Masri to vice president of marketing, communications, and engagement, and promoted Brittany Smith to director of community engagement. Additionally, Christina Gorski, formerly of NBC and Fox Broadcasting, has joined the company as associate director of marketing.

“Suzanne and Brittany’s leadership has been vital in bringing our mission beyond broadcast,” says Fred Rogers’ President and CEO Paul Siefken. “And I’m very pleased to welcome Christina, who has quickly become a valuable member of our marketing team.”

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Masri joined the company in 2015 and leads marketing, branding, publicity, and engagement efforts for its portfolio of series and brands. Smith joined the company in 1994 and oversees outreach and engagement efforts geared toward early learning. In her new role, Gorski manages marketing, branding, and publicity efforts across the Fred Rogers Productions catalog.

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James Zahn

James Zahn

James Zahn, AKA The Rock Father, is Editor-in-Chief of The Toy Book, a Senior Editor at The Toy Insider and The Pop Insider, and Editor of The Toy Report, The Toy Book‘s weekly industry newsletter. As a pop culture and toy industry expert, Zahn has appeared as a panelist and guest at events including Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) Wizard World Chicago, and the ASTRA Marketplace & Academy. Zahn has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment, retail, and publishing industries, and is frequently called upon to offer expert commentary for publications such as Forbes, Marketwatch, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, the Washington Post, and more. James has appeared on History Channel’s Modern Marvels, was interviewed by Larry King and Anderson Cooper, and has been seen on Yahoo! Finance, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, CBS, WGN, The CW, and more. Zahn joined the Adventure Media & Events family in 2016, initially serving as a member of the Parent Advisory Board after penning articles for the Netflix Stream Team, Fandango Family, PBS KIDS, Sprout Parents (now Universal Kids), PopSugar, and Chicago Parent. He eventually joined the company full time as a Senior Editor and moved up the ranks to Deputy Editor and Editor-in-Chief.