Zarghami to give MIPCOM Junior keynote

Two-day conference is set for Oct. 11-12 in Cannes

PARIS -- Cyma Zarghami, president of Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group, will present the MIPCOM Junior 2008 keynote speech on Oct. 12, organizer Reed Midem said Tuesday.

In her address, Zarghami will share her vision of how the localization of global hits can result in a stronger worldwide brand. Under her leadership, Nickelodeon has been the top-rated cable network in the U.S. for 14 consecutive years.

MIPCOM Junior's two-day conference program, set for Oct. 11-12 in Cannes, also will feature major industry figures from such companies as the Walt Disney Internet Group, Cartoon Network, Marvel Entertainment, Al Jazeera Children's Channel and BBC Worldwide.