Karyn Leibovich

Leibovich with Ernie and Bert at New York's Tavern on the Green, taping Oprah: Where Are They Now?

Karyn Leibovich is producer for Sesame Workshop. Prior to working on Sesame Street, Leibovich worked on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

She won a Primetime Emmy Award for her work on the special Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas.

She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Official Bio[1]

Karyn Leibovich is a creative, problem-solving, and motivated producer. She plans pre-production and execution for Sesame Street, digital, and social impact projects. She is also the liaison between all Sesame Workshop departments and talent, including puppeteers, cast members, and celebrities. She started at Sesame Workshop in 2012 as an associate producer working on the Film and Animation commissions.

Prior to Sesame Workshop, Leibovich worked on The Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago for six years, helping to pull off some of the most memorable moments on the show. She began there in 2005 in the research department, fact checking scripts and researching and pitching potential show and guest ideas. She then moved into production where she pre-interviewed and booked show guests, and wrote and edited insert scripts. Leibovich worked on The Oprah Winfrey Show until it came to an end in 2011. She prides herself on being a part of two iconic, long-running television shows.

Leibovich is from Minneapolis, Minnesota but now calls New York home.

Sources

  1. Sesame Street Season 47 Press Kit