Crown Media Family Networks Taps New COO

Crown Media Family Networks has hired Hallmark alum Sabrina Wiewel as chief operating officer.
Wiewel, previously executive VP and chief administrative officer at Hallmark, will be responsible for Crown Media’s corporate strategy and business development. She will also lead its non-cable business units, including SVOD, international, publishing, home entertainment and licensing, and the teams responsible for the company’s technology and ops areas, including tech operations and IT.
Prior to joining Hallmark, Wiewel held a number of executive leadership roles at H&R Block, where she was ultimately named president of digital before being promoted to president and chief tax network officer, overseeing all U.