Sesame Workshop (the Workshop), one of the world's leading producers of children's television programming, announced the appointment of Jennifer Chrein as the company's new vice president of global media. In the newly created position, Chrein will oversee international television sales for the company. Prior to the Workshop, Chrein served as senior vice president of New York-based Telescene Film Group, where she was responsible for negotiating distribution and sales with sub distributors and bringing co-producers, partners and projects from the worldwide marketplace to Telescene. Martha Van Gelder, group vice president, international television and licensing, said, "For over three decades, the Workshop has been a leader in providing quality, educational entertainment for children around the world and we continue to expand our efforts across all media. We are pleased to welcome Jennifer to the Workshop and feel her extensive experience in the international production and sales arena will be a valuable asset to our global Sesame Street co-productions and television distribution expansion."