As the VP, Production & Development of Travel Channel, Amy Emmerich is responsible for the strategic planning, content direction, channel management and execution of programming strategies through the production and development process. She oversees production of network programming, including “Bert the Conqueror,” “Triple Rush,” “Mancations” and “Paranormal Challenge.”
Before joining Scripps Networks and Travel Channel, Emmerich served as executive producer of MTV series and development, where she oversaw network programming including, “Vice Guide to Everything,” Silent Library Season 2 & 3,” and MTV’s Ultimate Parkour Challenge.” In addition, she oversaw the development of pilots and production on current series and specials. Also at MTV Networks, Emmerich served as supervising producer for MTV, where she oversaw all aspects from pre-production to post production for “MADE” and supervised creative content for over 15 programs for MTVU.
Additionally, Emmerich acted as producer/cinematographer for HBO series “The Cathouse,” where she field produced, directed, and shot throughout the series and was a field producer for Oxygen Media series “Real Wedding” and “Women & the Badge.”
As a supervising producer for MTV, Emmerich won Emmy Awards for Outstanding Special Class Series, “MADE” in 2007; Special Category Campaign, “Translating Genocide” in 2006 and Governors Award, Sudan Campaign, “Translating Genocide” in 2006. In addition, she was nominated for and Emmy Award for Original Entertainment Programming created specifically for non-traditional viewing platforms, “mtvU Stand In” in 2006. Other awards include a Beacon Award for Sudan Campaign, Documentary “Translating Genocide” in 2006 and a Gracie Allen Award Winner for Outstanding Entertainment Program – Reality, “Women & the Badge” in 2003. Emmerich holds a bachelor’s degree from Iona College in Yonkers, NY.