Chicago Kids MEDIA PROFESSIONALS

Authors & Illustrators

Betty Davis

 

Reading and writing professional using art, music, and games.

  • Author of "The Worldly Adventures Of Nicholaas"

  • Developer and creator of Program called Fun with Phonics Tutoring program.

  • My mission is to provide the tools to children 4-12 to become passionate, confident readers.

  • Seeking partners in another media source to create a great resource for teaching reading to children.

  • Contact Betty at readingbooks52@comcast.net

Lisa Blecker

 

Creator of Children's Media / President, Studio 9 Inc.

  • Author of "The Good in Me from A to Z by Dottie"

  • Freelance writer, illustrator, content developer, and editorial consultant for Studio 9 inc. and Brilliant Star magazine

  • President of Studio9Inc. a family-friendly multimedia studio

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Kathleen Spale

 

Librarian / Children's Book Illustrator

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Children's Book Illustrator

Falecia Woods

 

  • Traditional, digital and motion graphics artist

  • Bringing a fresh perspective to all her artistic pursuits.

  • Studies and researches what's been done before to try to anticipate trends in an effort to stay ahead the field

  • Falecia Woods Blog

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Storyland Ranch Creative Writer

C.B. Cheetah

Cherry Belle Cheetah, aka C.B. Cheetah is a creative writer at Storyland Ranch.  She is passionate about inventing stories and working with talented artists who are able to transform her vivid ideas to print and other media.

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Entertainers & Educators

Inventor of the Early Years in Sports, Founder of Coach Pickles' Jelly Bean Sports, Inc.

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Edutainment specialists for early learning in sports.  We specialize in keeping sports simple and making learning fun offering sports classes, camps, birthday parties, and special event interactive demonstrations and entertainment.

Coach Pickles' Jelly Bean Sports

 

Music Producer, Songwriter, Musician
    & Proprietor of Why Me? Studios

 

Dan Lueders

Freelance Music Producer, Singin' Kids Praise, Promiseland Music

Characters of Character Founder

Creator of the Award Winning Characters of Character!

  • Characters of Character is a 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit Organization whose mission is to provide a firm foundation for children to establish strong civic values, we are “Making A Difference One Child At A time.”

  • Joni travels the NW suburbs with her character friends such as Manners Monkey and Do-er Duck teaching kids good behavior while bringing big smiles to their faces.

Animators & Video Producers

Television Show Creator and CEO of TaeSue Entertainment

Eric Taylor

                                                      is a multicultural family friendly youth weekly television show that’s entirely hosted by and starring children and early teens airing every Saturday, at 12 noon (EST)

                     Direct TV channel 378

                     Sky Angel channel 126.

                     Streaming Live On www.nrbnetwork.tv

                                                         is an innovative multi-media and movie/video production company with the total vision of distributing & creating positive media.

Game Designers

Award winning illustrator and game designer.

C Aaron Kreader

Studio 9 Inc Games

 

Aaron's games and illustrations have one several awards and have brought him all across the country showcasing his original game ideas most of which were funded by extremely successful Kickstarter campaigns.

You can find Aaron's games at his Studio 9 website or in tournaments around the country.

Book Publishers

Founder and President of Tiger Stripe Publishing

Joy E. Triche

 

Headquartered in Chicago's historic Hyde Park neighborhood, Tiger Stripe Publishing is an independent publisher of print and electronic books. Our mission is to develop quality products that celebrate underrepresented peoples while promoting children's literacy through reading