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'''[[File:Geraldine_laybourne_headshot.jpg|thumb]]Geraldine Laybourne''' (born May 19, 1947) was the first president of Nickelodeon, from 1984 to 1996, when she left to become president of Disney-ABC Cable Networks. During her tenure at Nickelodeon, the network became the top-rated 24-hour cable programming service and won many awards. She was one of the first people to focus on television programming for kids.
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'''Geraldine Laybourne''' (born May 19, 1947) was the first president of [[Nickelodeon]], from [[1984]] to [[1996]], after which she left to become president of Disney-ABC Cable Networks. During her tenure at Nickelodeon, the network became the top-rated 24-hour cable programming service and won many awards. She was one of the first people to focus on television programming for kids.
   
In earlier issues, [[Nickelodeon Magazine]] featured regular interviews with her under the heading 'Ask the Boss Lady.'
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Up until her departure, ''[[Nickelodeon Magazine]]'' featured regular interviews with her under the heading ''Ask the Boss Lady''.
   
 
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Nickelodeon Magazine March 1996 Ask the Boss Lady ooze news Geraldine Laybourne interview.jpg|'Ask the Boss Lady' March 1996
 
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Geraldine laybourne headshot

Geraldine Laybourne (born May 19, 1947) was the first president of Nickelodeon, from 1984 to 1996, after which she left to become president of Disney-ABC Cable Networks. During her tenure at Nickelodeon, the network became the top-rated 24-hour cable programming service and won many awards. She was one of the first people to focus on television programming for kids.

Up until her departure, Nickelodeon Magazine featured regular interviews with her under the heading Ask the Boss Lady.

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