Carol Monroe was responsible for both the acquisition and development of new intellectual properties, as well as production, for SD Entertainment. While at SD, she executive produced numerous DVDs and television series for such properties as Bob the Builder, Angelina Ballerina, Care Bears and My Little Pony. Prior to joining SD, Carol served as Executive Producer and head of the Entertainment Division of the Hasbro Properties Group, where she produced numerous television shows and movies based on the toy company’s legendary brands, including Transformers, GI Joe, Action Man, Tonka and CandyLand.
As Senior Vice President of Programming and Development, she was integral to the success of Fox Kids Worldwide in the 90s, then the #1 children’s television network. In that capacity, Carol was responsible for 19 hours of original programming per week, including such hits as Power Rangers, Spiderman, X-Men and Goosebumps.
Carol was Vice-President of Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, where she produced Fudge and Harry and the Hendersons, and was involved in the development and production of ER, Animaniacs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Back to the Future and Fievel’s American Tales. Prior to that, she worked on the feature side of Amblin, on films ranging from Land Before Time to Arachnophobia.
Carol is the author/editor of Over There, Over Here, an electronic book about literature during WW2, as published in the Saturday Evening Post. Previously, she served as editor for Gatsby Girls, a collection of early F. Scott Fitzgerald stories, originally published in the Post. She is a special consultant to Mitroff & Associates, the leading provider of educational and curriculum services in the children’s’ entertainment space. Carol has served on the Boards of Directors and special committees for Children Now, Girls, Inc., the American Center for Children and Media, and the Fred Rogers Scholarship selection committee. Carol worked as a theatrical producer and has won three Drama-Logue awards for outstanding production of the year.