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4Kids Names Jennifer Askin to Manager Post

4Kids Ent. Inc. has appointed Jennifer Askin to the position of Manager, International Broadcast and Digital Sales, in which capacity she will oversee the marketing of worldwide new-media platforms for 4Kids Ent.'s extensive program catalogue. In addition, she will be responsible for securing traditional media sales for television in the Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Poland, the Ukraine, Belarus, all countries in Central Asia, South Africa and Africa. Askin will assist in the development and execution of the international television market activities for MIPTV, MIPCOM, NATPE, LA Screenings and DISCOP.

Prior to joining 4Kids Ent., Askin worked for nearly eight years in network and cable news production, as well as news coverage for ABC News London, NBC News for the West Coast and MSNBC. A graduate of Wellesley College, she earned her MS from the London School of Economics.

4Kids Ent. Inc. is a global provider of children's entertainment and merchandise licensing. 4Kids, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, provides domestic and international merchandise licensing; television, film, music and home video production and distribution; product development; and website development.