With a background spanning over two decades and far reaches of the children's media landscape, Livia has delighted in her roles as a creator, writer, producer, and development executive for leading networks and production companies such as Nickelodeon, Sesame Workshop, Peacock, 9 Story, Highlights, Harper Collins, and BabyFirst. Continuously honing her craft as a versatile content creator, Livia thrives in the creative sandbox that encompasses live action, puppets, animation, podcasts, music videos, and digital games. She loves creating and creatively overseeing series, short form content, and development strategies that meet the ever-changing needs of children, while resonating on those universally loved qualities -- relatable characters, whimsical stories, quirky humor, and captivating music. Currently, Livia acts as a development executive and executive producer of original series at Minno Kids, while also actively creating new properties.
Beyond her creative career, Livia takes pride in founding the CHILDREN’S MEDIA ASSOCIATION, the international industry organization for children’s media professionals, now celebrating 20 years dedicated to improving the quality of children’s media content by connecting and educating the children’s media community around the world. She is also personally dedicated to mentoring creative talent, helping them find their calling, developing their voice, and finding their way in the industry.
In her spare time, Livia loves making short films with her hubby Corey Beasley (of partner company SPARK PIXEL, and playing pretend with their supremely sparkling kiddo. She can also occasionally be spotted noodling on lyrics and vocals as one half the mostly retired songwriting duo BAREFOOT WALKING.
Idea sparker. Tree hugger. Pebble skipper.