Jorge Aguirre
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Jorge Aguirre's Discussions

NALIP Media Summit - Children Content Panel

Started May 19, 2014 0 Replies

Hi, I'm moderating a panel on Children's content at NALIP Media Summit in LA next month. If you know anyone who might want to attend, please share the link. The panel is  free if you RSVP.Children’s…Continue

Ken Burns' Vietnam war doc - will Latinos be represented?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jorge Aguirre Apr 8, 2011. 4 Replies

I'm a fan of Ken Burns' work but was disappointed with the under-representation of Latinos in his WWII doc.  Now that he's been greenlit to make a doc about the Vietnam War, I wonder what's the best…Continue


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The Ohio State University
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Genre(s) you work in:
history, children's, new media
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producer, director, writer, executive producer
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Jorge Aguirre has written for everything from the most popular children's shows on television to documentaries about Romanian exorcisms. He's written episodes of Nickelodeon's, “Dora the Explorer” and “Go Diego! Go!” And he's also written for the Disney Channel's, "Handy Manny" and "Imagination Movers." In addition to television, he's also written webisodes for The N's teen surfing show, "Beyond the Break."

As a producer and director, he's worked on, PBS' "History Detectives," as well as shows for TLC, the Discovery Channel, and SíTV. He participated in the 2001 PBS/CPB Producers Academy, and he was also awarded a PBS/CPB Producers Academy Fellowship. He's been funded by Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), and was commissioned by LPB to write & produce the interstitial, "Is My Neighbor Latino?"

Jorge's web experience includes working as a writer and researcher for, "P.O.V.'s Borders - Migrations" for PBS Interactive, copyediting for the American Federation for the Blind website, and working as an online editor for

In addition to his television and web work, Jorge also writes books and comics for kids. His graphic novel, "Claudette the Giantslayer," will be published in 2011 by First Second Books (a division of Macmillan).

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GOLDIE & BEAR - new kids animated series I created for Disney Junior

Posted on September 14, 2015 at 3:31pm 0 Comments

What happened after Goldilocks ate Bear's porridge? Find out on a new show from Disney Junior I created with Rick Gitelson with the catchiest kids music ever by the amazing Rob Cantor and great animation from NYC's Milk Barn and talented director Chris Gilligan, and some of the best voice…


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At 3:30pm on February 16, 2011, Judith Vecchione said…
I didn't know you were writing for "Martha Speaks" now - great!
At 1:22pm on September 8, 2010, Valerie Mih said…
Hi Jorge! Great to hear about all the children's writing you've been doing. Look forward to reading your graphic novel!

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