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Disney Junior Names Vicki Ariyasu To Head Research Group

Disney Junior consultant Vicki Ariyasu has been named to the newly created role of Executive Director of the Disney Junior Educational Resource Group. 

 Ariyasu, who will report to Nancy Kanter, Senior Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide, will lead an in-house team responsible for the curriculum development and focus group studies of Disney Junior content and brand extensions. 

"Having our curriculum advisor in-house and Vicki's educational expertise, on a full-time basis, strengthens our efforts to meet parents' call for an engaging, learning-focused Disney destination for their children," said Kantor in a statement.