Half Yard Productions has announced three executive appointments to its development and production teams.
In the company’s Bethesda headquarters, director of development Michele Kurtz has been promoted to vice president of development and Jeff Strong steps into the newly-created position of creative director. Meanwhile in New York, Jordana Starr has been named executive producer.
Since joining Half Yard Productions, Kurtz has overseen the expansion of the company’s development slate. She is a former journalist and spent more than a dozen years working for newspapers such as The Boston Globe, before making the jump to TV. She served as director of development at Half Yard for the past two years.