44 Blue Brings Exec Stephanie Ward On Board


44 Blue Productions, part of Red Arrow Studios, has hired Stephanie Ward as VP of business affairs and legal.

She will oversee contractual and legal affairs for 44 Blue’s programming slate. Ward will report to the company’s executive VP, Sarah Poage.

Prior to joining 44 Blue, Ward was the senior director of business development and legal affairs at Electus. She also previously worked for Discovery, where she was an associate attorney for six years, working across both production and talent.

“We are delighted that Stephanie has joined us at this important time of expansion and growth for our business,” said Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch, co-founder and president of 44 Blue Productions. “Her breadth of experience working on both the network and production side will be invaluable as we continue to scale-up with a large slate of new and existing shows that cover a breadth of genres and U.S. broadcast partners.”