Senior Director of Development & High Noon Latino
Erika Navarrete is a bilingual writer and producer, and currently serves as Senior Director of the company's Denver based creative development team. In 2017 alone, she's helped sell more than a dozen projects to Scripps Networks. Erika has a knack for identifying breakout talent and is passionate about telling their stories. She specializes in fostering relationships with talent and guiding them throughout the development process. Erika also has a rocking field producing track record with green-lights at networks including HGTV, Food Network, and TLC among others. She most recently developed HGTV's sophomore series Flip or Flop Vegas, Travel Channel's Xtreme Screams, and four pilots at Food Network and Travel Channel. Additionally, Erika oversees the company's High Noon Latino division catering to the U.S. Hispanic and Latin America markets. Most notably, she co-created Discovery Español's hit series Mexicánicos, now in season five. Other High Noon Latino credits include MTV Tr3s' Divas del Azúcar and TLC's Sweet 15 Quinceañera.
Prior to the 8 years she's dedicated to High Noon, Erika was a general assignment news reporter at NBC affiliate KOMU in Columbia, Missouri. She's originally from Miami, Florida and earned her Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from The University of Missouri.