Friday, January 13, 2012

Nickelodeon Animation Studios Promotes Executive Rick Magallanes

From C21Media:
Nick ups Magallanes

NEWS BRIEF: US-based Nickelodeon Animation executive Rick Magallanes has been promoted to a new role.

As senior VP of current series, Magallanes will manage Nickelodeon animation series Executives in Charge and oversee production of current animated series including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness and The Penguins of Madagascar. He was formerly VP of current series, having been with Nickelodeon for 15 years.

C21 reporter
13-01-2012
C21Media
Also, from Kidscreen:
Nickelodeon names animation SVP

Fifteen-year Nickelodeon veteran Rich Magallanes has been promoted to SVP [Senior Vice President] of Nickelodeon Animation, current series.

Magallanes will now oversee production of current Nick series’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, SpongeBob SquarePants, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness and The Penguins of Madagascar, as well as manage Nick's animation series' executives in charge.

Reporting to Nickelodeon’s president of animation Brown Johnson, Magallanes started his career at Nick in 1997 as a freelance story consultant (Rugrats, The Wild Thornberrys and Angry Beavers), and eventually earned positions including executive director of animated and live-action series, and most recently VP of animated current series.
Also, from Animation Insider:
Nickelodeon's animation division welcomes the promotion of Rich Magallanes, now Senior Vice President of Current Series (previously VP, Animated Current Series). Magallanes oversees the production of all current animation, which presently includes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, SpongeBob SquarePants, and others. He has been with Nickelodeon for fifteen years. In his new position, Magallanes will manage each series' Executive in Charge of Production.

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