Head of Unscripted Development, Programming & Specials
Revolt TV & Media
Robyn Lattaker-Johnson is a dynamic leader and creatively collaborative television executive responsible for developing and shepherding top-rated franchises for multiple networks. She is currently the Head of Content & Development at REVOLT Media & TV, where she oversees all original long form content across all linear and digital platforms, programming and scheduling, acquisitions, production and post- production for the network group.
With over 20 years in entertainment spanning film, television, casting, physical production, development and current programming, Robyn Lattaker-Johnson has experience built across many disciplines, as well as razor-sharp creative instincts. Her expertise as a TV executive includes developing content in all genres of unscripted and reality-based programming, packaging star talent and authentic voices on both sides of the camera, as well as managing and motivating “work-smart” development teams. Robyn has also cultivated scripted, animation and feature properties.
This hands-on and bustling background led Robyn to build her own television management and consulting company in 2015 where she assisted producers, production companies, on-camera talent and networks with the development/acquisition of creative content, packaging, linear and digital distribution, branded entertainment partnerships and business planning. Robyn additionally secured staffing and/or collaboration deals with Bunim-Murray, Authentic Entertainment, Defy Media, Asylum Entertainment, Langley Productions and BET Networks – to name just a few.
Prior to her role as a media consultant and manager, Robyn most recently served as Vice President of Unscripted Programming at the Syfy network. Robyn refreshed the reality TV landscape with the successful Face Off franchise. Additionally, Robyn oversaw the day-to-day creative and production aspects of top reality series Jim Henson’s CreatureShop Challenge, Ghost Hunters (200+ eps), Wizard Wars and Paranormal Witness, among others.
From 2005-08, Robyn was Senior Vice President of Original Programming at BET Networks/Viacom where she spearheaded the network's most acclaimed original series including Baldwin Hills, American Gangster, Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is, Hell Date, Lil’ Kim: Countdown to Lockdown, Season of the Tiger, Ballers, Take the Cake and the gospel powerhouse SundayBest. Under Robyn’s key influence and oversight, BET’s programming slate grew from 4 original series to approximately 12 series per year.
Robyn Lattaker-Johnson recently completed the WICT Senior Executive Summit at Stanford Graduate School of Business (2019). She also has an MFA from the Art Center College of Design in Film Directing, and graduated cum laude from the University of Washington with a BA in Communications, Broadcast Journalism.
Robyn is often called upon for her expertise in the field of entertainment to speak at university film and TV programs around the country. Most recently she’s spoken to students at UCLA, Boston University, Syracuse University, University of Northridge, Santa Monica College and Azusa Pacific.
A wife and mother of two, Robyn currently serves on the board of directors for LA Family Housing, the city’s largest affordable housing non-profit organization committed to helping families transition out of homelessness and poverty.