Personnel Moves at GBH Kids


GBH’s children’s media and education department has promoted three executives as Carol Greenwald, creator of the popular GBH and PBS series Arthur, transitions from her long-running position as senior executive producer into a consulting role.

Dorothea Gillim has been promoted to creative director and Marisa Wolsky to director of children’s STEM media. Lisa A. Jones takes on the newly created role of general manager for GBH Kids. Greenwald will move into a consulting role as creative advisor.

As creative director, Gillim will oversee production of new and existing children’s media projects. Gillim is the executive producer for the PBS KIDS series Pinkalicious & Peterrific and Molly of Denali. She began her GBH career more than ten years ago producing the Emmy Award-winning PBS KIDS series Curious George.

As the new general manager, Jones will be responsible for executing the long-term vision and business strategy for GBH Kids. In this role, she will work with legal, financial planning, fundraising, distribution partners and coordinate with community engagement and outreach activities to ensure successful project development.

Wolsky, as director of children’s STEM media, will be responsible for developing and executing strategic plans for GBH Kids’ STEM media projects. An Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning producer with more than 30 years of experience in children’s media and production development, Wolsky has worked on the development and production of the integrated video/game digital and Emmy-nominated series Scribbles and Ink, the preschool science series Peep and the Big Wide World and the engineering web series Design Squad.

“The expansion of GBH Kids through the promotion of tremendous talent within our children’s media team and the creation of the general manager role reflects that exciting things are ahead for one of our fastest-growing departments here at GBH,” said GBH President and CEO Jon Abbott. “As we continue to evolve and grow, I’m looking forward to working with our team to find new and innovative ways to educate, inspire, and entertain young audiences for years to come.”