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Disney taps TV toon sr. vps

Metz joins development; Smith upped in Prod'n

Walt Disney Television Animation has named two new senior veeps who will report to prexy Barry Blumberg.

Senior VP of creative affairs Meredith Metz, who was hired away from animation studio Klasky Csupo Entertainment, will oversee development of new productions for Disney Channel, ABC Family and Toon Disney, both Stateside and worldwide, as well as the division’s current programming.

Production VP Lisa Salamone Smith has been upped to senior VP of production, and will oversee all Disney TV animation projects worldwide.

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