Unscripted

44 Blue ups Sarah Poage

Sarah Poage, previously VP of production for the prodco behind MSNBC's Lockup and A&E's upcoming Wahlburgers, has been promoted to SVP.
January 9, 2014

Sarah Poage has been promoted to SVP at 44 Blue Productions.

Since joining the company in 2002, she has served as line producer, executive in charge of production and, most recently, VP of production. Poage’s duties have included finance, talent negotiations, post production and several other areas.

“Sarah has played an important role in almost every one of our recent series,” said Stephanie Drachkovitch, executive vice president and co-owner of 44 Blue, in a statement. “With this new position we look forward to her taking an even bigger role in the direction of our company.”

Prior to joining 44 Blue – the group behind Lockup (MSNBC), Pit Bulls & Parolees (Animal Planet) and the upcoming Wahlburgers (A&E) – Poage worked on live shows, interstitials and docuseries for various networks and prodcos.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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