Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Sunday, January 28 – Wednesday, January 31, 2021

Speaker Shari Scorca

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Shari Scorca

SVP, Head of Unscripted Content

Stage 13 (Warner Bros./Warner Bros. Television Group)

Shari Scorca is the Senior Vice President and Head of Unscripted Content for Stage 13, the studio brand that is part of Warner Bros./Warner Bros. Television Group. She has developed and produced award-winning unscripted content for the studio that showcase diverse, innovative stories. She oversees the talent and content development, production, and streaming strategy for Stage 13’s unscripted slate of shows, including docu-reality and lifestyle.

Series she oversees include the studio’s award-winning, unscripted Asian food/travel/lifestyle franchise Family Style, the critically acclaimed and award-winning HBO Max series Lipstick Empire and Independent, and the Netflix unscripted cannabis cooking series Cooking on High, and the unscripted series on the Berthune-Cookman University's marching band Marching Orders. She also oversees the unscripted development slate for the studio.

Scorca is an established programming and production executive with more than 15 years of creating resonant programming reflecting youth culture and diverse storytelling. She joined Stage 13 as Vice President and Head of Unscripted Content, having been promoted in 2021. Prior to Stage 13, she was Director of Programming and Executive Producer at mun2/NBCU and Executive Produced 100+ hours of unscripted series for the U.S. LatinX audience.

Scorca began her television career at MTV News in New York and later served as Bureau Chief for MTV News in Los Angeles. In what could only be described as a dream job for a self-described music and pop culture junkie, she worked on many of the cornerstone series for MTV, including TRL, Direct EFX, and News Specials on 9/11 and Columbine, as well as large scale, live specials such as the VMAs and the “MTV Movie Awards.”

Scorca earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Journalism from New York University. She uses both her degrees every day as she balances a busy job and a family with two young children while still navigating the world of pop culture and underground hip hop.

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