Nina L. Diaz Promoted to Head of Unscripted at MTV, VH1


NEW YORK: Nina L. Diaz is expanding her remit to now oversee the development and production of all unscripted programming for MTV and VH1.

Most recently, Diaz served as executive VP and head of reality programming at VH1. She will continue to report to Chris McCarthy, who recently was named president of MTV, VH1 and Logo.

“Nina has made a career of developing big, bold series that cut through and emerge as cultural touchstones, from Martha & Snoop to Cribs to the most successful seasons of Love & Hip Hop,” said McCarthy. “I couldn’t ask for a better partner, and I’m thrilled she’ll be taking on this expanded role and building on her incredible legacy at MTV and VH1.”

Diaz commented, “I’m humbled by this wonderful opportunity to return to MTV, while continuing to work with my incredibly talented colleagues at VH1. Chris is a true visionary and I’m grateful for his trust in me. VH1 and MTV have contributed so much to the unscripted genre and it’s an honor to tell stories through the lens of these iconic brands.”