Revolt TV announced Monday it has named Robyn Lattaker-Johnson as the network's head of content.
Lattaker-Johnson will oversee all aspects of programming, original development, content acquisitions, physical production and post-production for the Sean "Diddy" Combs-owned music-themed service, reporting directly to Revolt TV CEO Roma Khanna.
Most recently Lattaker-Johnson managed a roster of production companies, EP/show runners, multi-camera directors, casting producers, composers and unscripted content creators.
Prior to her management and consulting business, Lattaker-Johnson served as vice president of alternative programming at Syfy from 2010 – 2014.
“Robyn’s track record of developing and creating compelling formats featuring authentic voices and diverse stories is exactly what Revolt needs as we build our voice in content as the definitive home of Hip Hop and the global leader in the culture,” said Khanna in a statement.
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