Our Team

This First 8 Studios at WGBH website was developed by:

  • Christine Zanchi, Executive Producer
  • Jillian Orr, Producer
  • Louise Flannery, Production Assistant
  • Dan Nolan, Lead Designer
  • Frank LeClair, Designer
  • Jolin Yim, Developer
  • Sonja Latimore, Editorial Content Manager
  • Mary Haggerty, Outreach Manager
  • Amy Stahl, Financial Manager
  • Michael Steadman, Systems Manager
  • Jay Thompson, Systems Manager
  • Karen Baseman, Legal Counsel
  • Donna Taub, Legal

The Gracie & Friends™ materials were developed by:

  • Christine Zanchi, Executive Producer
  • Jillian Orr, Producer
  • Ayelet Ronen, Production Assistant
  • Louise Flannery, Production Assistant
  • Dan Nolan, Lead Designer
  • Frank LeClair, Designer
  • Kevin Lesniewicz, Lead Developer
  • Jolin Yim, Developer
  • Bharat Battu, Developer
  • Sonja Latimore, Editorial Content Manager
  • Elly Schottman, Curriculum Writer
  • Mary Haggerty, Outreach Manager
  • Amy Stahl, Financial Manager
  • Jay Thompson, Systems Manager
  • Karen Baseman, Legal Counsel
  • Donna Taub, Legal

With additional development support from:

Caz Downing-Bryant, Brigid Sullivan, Jason Kahn, Greg Shea, Molly Frey, Tacita Morway, Amy Green, Molly McDonough, Gentry Menzel, Marisa Nopakun, Amy Tonkonogy, Jeff Bartell, Chi-Yun Lau, Anna Ho, Gabe Nicholas, Heather French, Charlotte Park, Sami Simon, Mitch Smith, Danielle Stacey, Kelly Marchisio, Kenneth Fernandez, Mourvi Sharma, Susan Kong, Ashley Masters, Anne Marie McClain, Natalia Miller, Julia Hrobon, Kara Brady, WGBH IT, WGBH Children’s Programming and all members of the WGBH Digital Department.

Voice of Gracie: Amia Zoe Thompson

Voice of Leo: Matthew Lee

Winning Screen Music Composition: Miranda Ellis

In Partnership with:

EDC
  • Ashley Lewis Presser
  • Terri Meade
  • Shelley Pasnik
SRI International
  • Phil Vahey
  • Ximena Dominguez
  • Hannah Lesk
  • Carlin Llorente
  • Ken Rafanan
  • Denise Sauerteig
  • Liliana Ructtinger
  • Elica Shrifnia
  • Danae Kamdar
  • Elizabeth Christiano

Special Thanks

With heartfelt gratitude to our preschool partners: the administration, teachers, parents, and children.

Copyright

Early Math with Gracie & Friends™ and Early Science with Nico & Nor™ and the characters and related indicia are trademarks of First 8 Studios @WGBH. ™/©2017 WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

The Early Math with Gracie & Friends™ materials were produced by WGBH Digital in Boston.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DRL-1119118. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NSF.