About the Center

Catherine Jhee

Director of Web and Strategic Communications

Ms. Jhee is Director of Web and Strategic Communications at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, where she leads its digital media and publication efforts.

She is a writer, editor, and interactive producer with more than 10 years of experience creating and distributing educational and documentary content for organizations including POV Interactive, the award-winning website for the independent documentary series on PBS, the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, Science Bulletins at the American Museum of Natural History, and Picture Projects. Catherine’s interest in children’s media research began as an undergraduate at Duke University. She received an MAH from the University at Buffalo in Comparative Literature and Media Studies and an MS from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She has taught courses on documentary video production and filmmaking at the University at Buffalo and interactive design at the Cooper Union School of Art.

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2012 National STEM VIdeo Game Challenge Announced at White House Today

September 15, 2011

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center and E-Line Media were at the White House today, where  U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of the new Digital Promise Initiative. First established as a non-profit organization created by the President and. Congress through the Department of Education as an effort … 

Teaching Harry Potter

August 25, 2011

Rebecca Herr Stephenson, Cooney Center fellow, has been in the New York office for a few days this week working with the Research team on the e-book QuickStudy out at the New York Hall of Science. We were thrilled that she brought a copy of her newly released book, Teaching … 

Presentations from the Leadership Forum Available Online

June 27, 2011

Lots of people have asked us when speaker presentations from last month’s Leadership Forum would be available online. It’s taking us awhile to get the video edited down, but we are pleased to say that many of our speakers’ presentation slides are now available online. You can see them now … 

National STEM Video Game Challenge Winners Announced!

March 31, 2011

It’s hard to believe that the National STEM Video Game Challenge has come to a close. The Cooney Center team has just returned from D.C., where we invited the six finalists of the Collegiate and Developer streams of the competition to the Quick-Pitch Competition on Tuesday, March 29. Each team …