Melinda Richards LaRose – Writer

Melinda Richards LaRose is an Emmy-nominated pen-for-hire, specializing in children’s media. She’s currently lending her quirky sense of humor to Clifford the Big Red Dog and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood among others. Her writing credits include Emmy Award-winning Outstanding Preschool Series Peg + Cat and Tumble Leaf; Disney Junior’s Vampirina and Jake and the Never Land Pirates; Nick Jr.’s Sunny Day, Nella the Princess Knight, Bubble Guppies and Dora and Friends; Amazon’s Creative Galaxy; and Sprout’s Astroblast. There are more but my guess is your eyes are getting tired right about now. Melinda got her start writing in the preschool world on The Wonder Pets, Oobi and 3rd & Bird. She got her humble beginnings in children’s media as the host of “The Playground” radio show for Boston’s WERS-FM. She’s also been known to dabble in development, e-books and the paper kind too. Melinda lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two focus group participants children – five-year-old Ben and two-year-old Lauren.