NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KidLit TV, an award-winning online resource featuring kid-friendly video and podcast interviews with children's authors and events in the world of children's literature, announces a new member has been added to their team, Susannah Greenberg of Susannah Greenberg Public Relations, a book publicity firm. Greenberg, who will continue to run her firm, will now be managing social media for KidLit TV.
Greenberg is a veteran of the book industry who has worked in both children's and adult book publicity, and most recently represented award-winning children's authors Roxie Munro and Pat Mora. Greenberg was also a presenter of the Young Adult Buzz Selection authors at BookExpo America 2016.
KidLit TV can be found on its website, www.kidlit.tv, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram and via a weekly newsletter. #KidLit is the common hashtag in Twitter used to refer to children's literature and the origin of this channel's name.
The Children's Book Council calls KidLit TV "an exciting and informative destination for authors, illustrators, teachers, publishers, and anyone with a passion for children's literature."
KidLit TV was a winner of the 2015 Parents' Choice Gold Award.
Notable authors appearing on KidLit TV include Mo Willems, Rick Riordan, Roxie Munro, Dan Yaccarino, Pat Cummings, Jon Sciezka, Hilary Knight, Tara Lazar, Jane Zalben, Josh Funk, and Peter H. Reynolds. Reynolds, author of The Dot, is the inspiration behind International Dot Day which is celebrated in 120 countries around the world.
Upcoming events to be featured including Red Carpet coverage of the Carle Honors and the second anniversary party of KidLit TV later in November.
Julie Gribble founded KidLit TV in 2014 to help children's authors and illustrators broaden their audience by using new technologies to complement and promote their work. KidLit TV is the first online resource of its kind for parents, librarians, teachers, and children's literature creators. A gifted filmmaker and children's author, Gribble works out of her Tribeca based studio to produce videos, podcasts, features, news and activities in uniquely engaging formats.
She has assembled a talented team and community of contributors from the KidLit world to populate the pages of KidLit TV in a series of engaging shows, book trailers, and book based crafts and activities unlike any other media in the world of children's literature.
Other team members include Rocco Staino, who hosts StoryMakers, KidLit TV's interview show. Staino is a prominent librarian, a contributing editor at School Library Journal, a contributing writer at The Huffington Post, and the Director of the Empire State Center for the Book, which administers the New York State Writers Hall of Fame. Rocco has interviewed such luminaries as Beverly Cleary, Judy Blume, and Jean Craighead George.
"By adding Susannah Greenberg to our team to manage our social media," says KidLit TV's founder Julie Gribble, "we will increase the visibility and awareness of all our social media platforms, and help to bring our outstanding children's literature programming to the widest audience possible. I am confident that Susannah will help us reach our goal and delighted to have our join our team at KidLit TV."
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CONTACT: Julie Gribble KidLit TV Phone: 646 369 5681 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: KidLit TV