Feb 7, 2017
The Jim Henson Co. named Sarah Maizes as vice president of children’s entertainment. The announcement was made by Halle Stanford, the company’s executive vice president of children’s entertainment, to whom she will report. Maizes is a 20-year veteran in the children’s entertainment and publishing industry.
In the newly-created role, Maizes will focus on the production of all preschool and children’s programming for TV, home entertainment, and digital media in animated and live-action formats. Maizes most recently served as a production executive for The Jim Henson Co.’s new preschool series Dot., which currently airs on Sprout.
Maizes has also written several award-winning books for both kids and parents including, On My Way to the Bath and On My Way to Bed. She has also written several non-fiction humor books and is a parenting and lifestyle contributor to Today.com.