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People moves: Henson adds PBS Kids exec

Lisa O'Brien is joining The Jim Henson Company team as executive director of children's entertainment.
February 4, 2010

Lisa O’Brien is joining The Jim Henson Company team as executive director of children’s entertainment.

O’Brien will help support EVP Halle Stanford in the development and production of new projects across all children’s media, along with working on promo efforts for properties such as Sid the Science Kid and Dinosaur Train, and interstitial and short form IPs (Wilson & Ditch: Digging America and The Possibility Shop).

O’Brien is already familiar with Henson, having previously worked for PBS Kids Sprout on TJHC’s short-form productions of The Pajanimals and Musical Mornings with Coo. Her resumé also boasts experience from Disney Channel and writer/producer and director credits at Paramount Pictures, Fox Family Entertainment and Universal Studios.

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