Joan Ganz Cooney

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Joan Ganz Cooney
Cooney in 1985
Joan Ganz

(1929-11-30) November 30, 1929 (age 94)
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Alma materUniversity of Arizona (B.A., Education, 1951)
OccupationTelevision producer
Known forChildren's Television Workshop (1968-2000), Sesame Workshop (2000–present), Sesame Street (1969–present)
Spouse(s)Tim Cooney
Peter G. Peterson

Joan Ganz Cooney (born Joan Ganz; November 30, 1929) is an American television producer. She is one of the founders of Sesame Workshop (originally Children's Television Workshop or CTW), the organization famous for the creation of the children's television show Sesame Street, which was also co-created by her.[1]

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  1. Adams, Roland (2006-05-01). "Biographical background on 2006 Dartmouth honorary degree recipients Joan Ganz Cooney (Doctor of Arts)" Archived 2006-06-22 at the Wayback Machine. Dartmouth News. Retrieved 2012-09-12.

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