Laura Galen, Children’s Media Developer

Laura Galen, Children’s Media Developer

Laura Galen, the Founding Editor of Nickelodeon Magazine, is a writer, editor, and nationally-recognized expert at creating content for children. At Nickelodeon she served as Editor-in-Chief for 13 years, and then became the Senior Vice President and Editorial Director of the Magazine Group—managing Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and Nick Comics . Under her direction the magazines won numerous awards and set new standards in the US and internationally for children’s periodicals. She has received numerous industry awards for excellence in editing. Most recently, Laura produced the group’s digital content for 8-to 12-year-olds. Before Nickelodeon, Laura served at Scholastic, The Children’s Television Workshop and in New York City Public Schools. Laura is the co-creator of an iPad app, “Comixer,” that kids use to create their own comics. She is recognized as one of her industry’s great creators and collaborators and brings these qualities to her work with Editopian clients.