Carol-Lynn Parente is executive producer of Sesame Street, having been promoted to the position in June 2005, and has spent 18 years with the Workshop (through the 2007-08 season), rising from Post Production Assistant. She has won multiple Emmy Awards for her work on the show. As senior producer, Parente shared the Emmy Award in 2006 for "Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series", the seventh award she has earned.
Parente managed the animation and post production of the show's Elmo's World, introduced to the show in 1998. She has also done similar work on Elmo's World: Happy Holidays and Kids Favorite Songs 2, both of which were winners of Telly Awards.