KidLit TV Live Stream Launch Party with MY FiOS Quantum Gateway

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KidLit TV is your source for all things kid lit whether you are an author, illustrator, educator, publishing professional, parent or a champion of children’s literature. Each day we provide you with exciting kid lit news in video or written format. We’ll keep you abreast of everything that is current and on trend in kid lit.”

We were so excited to be invited to the KidLit.TV  launch party in TriBeCa November 12th! The KidLit TV site is a valuable resource to educators and parents who cherish books and delight in sharing good stories with friends and family.

KidLit.TV will connect authors and illustrators to a wider audience by using premium video content and social media, and partnerships with the television production community to promote children’s literature.

Julie Gribble Live Launch of KidLitTV  image shot by Katie Shea Design with iPhone6 VZWBuzz

 Julie Gribble – Founder and President

Julie Gribble is the president of New York Media Works, which creates and produces works for children and the children’s literature community, in both the United States and Great Britain. She founded her brainchild, KidLit TV, to help authors and illustrators broaden their audience by using new technologies to complement and promote their work. KidLit TV is also a resource for industry insiders and catalysts, booksellers, librarians, teachers, and parents.

Julie is an award-winning writer, screenwriter, filmmaker, and producer. Her charming picture book, Bubblegum Princess, is based on a true story about Kate Middletown, and was released on the day the royal baby, who we now know as Prince George, arrived.  Copies of the book have been donated to underprivileged children in the US, and to children’s hospices in the UK.”

BubbleGum Princess by Julie Gribble image shot by Katie Shea Design with iPhone6 VZWBuzz

Rocco Staino and Julie Gribble interviewed by Katie Davis Kid Lit TV Live Stream Launch Nov 12 tRiBeCa

Rocco Staino, StoryMakers Host being interviewed with Julie Gribble by Katie Davis at the KidLit TV Live Launch November 12th.

Rocco Staino – StoryMakers Host

Rocco is the charismatic host of StoryMakers, our interview show.  A captivating and important figure in the book community, he is a prominent librarian, a contributing editor at School Library Journal, a contributing writer at The Huffington Post, and the Director of the Empire State Center for the Book, which administers the New York State Writers Hall of Fame. Rocco has interviewed such luminaries as Beverly Cleary, Judy Blume, and Jean Craighead George.”

Katie Davis interviewing Janice Dean of Fox News image shot by Katie Shea Design with an iPhone6 VZWBuzz

Katie Davis  interviewing Janice Dean during the KidLit TV Live Stream Launch in TriBeCa on November 12th.

Known as “Janice Dean the Weather Machine,” Janice Dean has been predicting the weather on Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network since 2004. She is a trained meteorologist and she loves to share her scientific knowledge, and the inspiration that led to her passion for weather, with kids and adults alike. Before Fox, she had a long career working at various radio and TV stations as a DJ, anchor, and host.

Janice is author of : Freddy the Frogcaster and the Big Blizzard and Freddy the Frogcaster

Katie Shea Design at KidLit TV Live Streaming Launch with host Katie Davis and KidLit TV Founder and President Julie Gribble

KidLitTV Goodie Bags shot with iphone6 #VZWBuzz

KidLitTV Stickers shot by Katie Shea Design with a iphone6 VZWBuzz

You are Invited to Join the KidLit TV Community!  Connect with the KidLit TV community on these social media channels:

Don’t forget to like, subscribe, or follow!

We will be using our  new FiOS Quantum Gateway Router to stream all KidLit TV videos to all of our devices thanks to Verizon #LifeOnFiOS!

VZ gateways 400 x 300

Verizon Communications is keeping pace with a new, faster gateways being rolled out by cable competitors with the launch of the FiOS Quantum Gateway, a device equipped with 802.11ac WiFi and a speedy coax-based home networking platform.   Verizon said the new device, also known as the FiOS-G1 100, supports dual-band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz 802.11ac with beamforming, and bakes in the 2.0 version of the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) platform, which supports in-home wireline throughputs of 400 Mbps in basic mode and up to 800 Mbps in the enhanced, turbo mode.   Targeting customers who have multiple devices hanging off their home networks and like to stream video, Verizon said the wireless end of the device can handle speeds up to 800 Mbps and an unobstructed range up to 325 feet, though both numbers are based on lab tests. – See more Here

The Images shot by Katie Shea Design used an iPhone6 and a Samsung GalaxyS5 smartphone #VZWBuzz

Disclosure: **I am a member of both #LifeOnFiOS and #VZWBuzz  Ambassador Teams–  selected teams of influencers for Verizon FiOS and Verizon Wireless who love the FiOS and Wireless service. Compensation was provided and opinions are, as always my own.

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