Sascha Paladino

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Sascha Paladino
Sascha Paladino
Alma materWesleyan University
Occupation(s)Writer, producer
Years active2002–present
SpouseErin Torneo[1]

Sascha Paladino is an American television writer and documentary director. At Nickelodeon, he was the head writer and developer of Ni Hao, Kai-Lan, for which he received a 2010 Daytime Emmy Award nomination.[2] He also wrote for other Nick-produced shows, including Blue's Clues, Oobi (on the Noggin channel), Team Umizoomi, Wonder Pets! and the Nickelodeon revival of Winx Club.[3] Paladino was the director of the documentary Throw Down Your Heart, which was about his half-brother, the banjo player Béla Fleck.[4]

Paladino started working for Disney Junior with the 2013 show Henry Hugglemonster, and he later created Miles From Tomorrowland for the network.[5] He is also the showrunner of Mira, Royal Detective.[6]


  1. ^ Stowe, Stacey (August 5, 2007). "Erin Torneo and Sascha Paladino (Published 2007)". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announces the 37th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award nominations" (PDF). The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. 12 May 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 December 2016. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  3. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (July 17, 2020). "Animation Masters Summit: Creating Relevant Toons in Turbulent Times". He also developed and served as head writer and producer for Nickelodeon's Ni Hao, Kai-lan. His additional writing credits include Doc McStuffins, Team Umizoomi, Wonder Pets, Winx Club, Tickety Toc, Blue's Clues, Oobi and Sid the Science Kid.
  4. ^ "Music Diplomacy: Interview with "Throw Down Your Heart" Director Sascha Paladino". April 24, 2009.
  5. ^ Beck, Jerry (February 5, 2015). "Creator Sascha Paladino on Disney's "Miles From Tomorrowland"". IndieWire.
  6. ^ "Disney Brings India's Vibrant Culture to US Preschoolers in 'Mira, Royal Detective'". Animation World Network.

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