Nisha Rathode (Editor)

Janice Burgess

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Name  Janice Burgess
Role  Producer

Education  The Ellis School
TV shows  The Backyardigans
Janice Burgess wwwpostgazettecomimages420061008hoJaniceBurg

Awards  Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Nominations  Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in An Animated Program
Similar  LaShawn Tinah Jefferies, Sean Curley, Robert Scull, Evan Lurie, Naelee Rae

The backyardigans seasons 1 4 end credits created by janice burgess

Janice Burgess is the former key person of Nick Jr.. She is the creator and executive producer of The Backyardigans, a CGI-animated series on Nick Jr. running from 2004 to 2010 about five high-spirited friends and their imaginative, musical journeys.

Burgess was the project manager for Ghostwriter at Children's Television Workshop. In that position, she co-ordinated the efforts of the magazine, outreach and teacher materials with the content and goals of the television show.

She joined Nickelodeon in 1995 as an executive-in-charge of production at Nick Jr. and later became vice president. In this capacity, she oversaw the production of Peabody and Nobel Peace Prize Award-winning Nick Jr. shows including Blue's Clues, Little Bill and Whoopi’s Littleburg. She was also co-executive producer of Little Bill.

Burgess grew up in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from The Ellis School in 1974.


Janice Burgess Wikipedia