President, Animation
Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group

Johnson is responsible for development and production of Nick’s animated and preschool programming. With her leadership, preschool shows like “Dora the Explorer” and “The Backyardigans” have become hits, and she continues to expand the net’s lineup with successes. For instance, Nick Jr. has enjoyed double-digit ratings growth thanks to her vision. How does she do it? What’s imperative, she says, is “maintaining a safe, inspirational home for creative thinking, while excelling in business.”

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Verizon, NYC Reach Settlement

Verizon has an agreement with New York City that settles proceedings against it after the city claimed it had failed to meet buildout terms for its Fios network under its cable franchise agreement.

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