Carol-Lynn Parente

  • Senior Vice President & Executive Producer
  • Sesame Workshop

As Senior Vice President, Parente is responsible for overseeing all Sesame Street content around the world and across all media-based platforms. This includes serving as Executive Producer of Sesame Street and as a creative guide to keep the program fresh and exciting. Additionally, Parente oversees all of Sesame Workshop’s international co-productions, outreach programs, home video productions and online content. Parente has been with the Workshop for 25 years, starting out as a Post Production Assistant and rising through the ranks. In her role as Executive Producer, Parente has successfully revamped Sesame Street and brought the show critical acclaim. In 2014, Parente won her 14th Emmy for Sesame Street in the Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Series category, and has helped the program achieve the Guinness World Record for Most Emmy Wins by a Television Series with 159 awards.