Nicole Thompson joins Scholastic as Vice President/General Manager of Video Streaming Service

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Nicole Thompson joins Scholastic Inc as Vice President/General Manager of
Video Streaming Service
 
For immediate release
November 29, 2012
 
We are pleased to announce the successful placement of Nicole Thompson at Scholastic Inc as Vice President/General Manager, responsible for the development, launch, and ongoing operation of a new multiplatform video service for kids.

Prior to joining Scholastic Inc, Nicole was the Director and Executive Producer of Club Penguin at Disney Online Studios, where she helped to build and market a subscription kid's virtual world. Before this role, Nicole was the President of Cascadura Films Inc and the Director of Operations at Keystone Entertainment. Nicole has a solid track record of success with film and subscription distribution business models.
 
Nicole earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Winnipeg. She also earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Video at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.
 
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Scholastic Inc (NASDAQ: SCHL), established in 1920, is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leader in educational technology and children’s media. Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos, and toys. The Company distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, and television networks.
 
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Since 1988, Bishop Partners has been dedicated to excellence in providing executive search consulting to the information, media/communications, and entertainment industries, with an expertise in melding technology and content in cable, publishing, entertainment, interactive/digital media, and related converging technology.

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