Head of Unscripted Development, Programming & Specials
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Robyn Lattaker-Johnson is Head of OWN Unscripted Development, Programming & Specials. She reports to OWN president, Tina Perry, in this role and focuses on developing a variety of unscripted programs for the network’s core African-American female audience.
Prior to OWN, Lattaker-Johnson was at REVOLT Media & TV, where she was Head of Content & Development with oversight of original long form content across all linear and digital platforms, including programming and scheduling, acquisitions, physical production, talent and music for the network group. During her time with REVOLT, Lattaker-Johnson launched several series including "State of the Culture,” “Funny AF,” “Short and Fresh,” “Director’s Reel” and the “Anatomy of…” franchise. Additionally, she was key to producing the highly-attended REVOLT Summits in Atlanta and Los Angeles. Prior to that, through her RLJ Media Management & Consulting, Lattaker-Johnson managed a select roster of production companies, EP/showrunners, multi-camera directors, casting producers and unscripted content creators.
Lattaker-Johnson also served as VP, Alternative Programming at SYFY, NBC Universal Comcast for four years. There, she developed creative and oversaw the network’s top-rated unscripted series, including “Face Off,” “Paranormal Witness,” “Ghost Hunters,” “Wizard Wars” and “Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge,” among others. From 2005-2008, Lattaker-Johnson served as SVP, Original Programming for BET, where she led a team that launched more than 35 series and specials during her tenure and helped the network earn the highest ratings in its then 25-year history.