Senior Director of Artist Programs | Firelight Media

Empower the Public in Public Media - June 30 @ 11:30am PST


Monika Navarro is the Senior Director of Artist Programs at Firelight Media, and an independent producer/director. Monika comes to Firelight from the Tribeca Film Institute, where she oversaw documentary, scripted, education, shorts, and interactive programs. Prior to that, she was at the Independent Television Service (ITVS), where she managed content and funding initiatives, oversaw a development portfolio, and was a consulting producer on Las Sandinistas (SXSW 2018), The First Rainbow Coalition (Independent Lens), A Woman's Work: The NFL's Cheerleader Problem (Tribeca 2019) and Down a Dark Stairwell (True/False 2020). Monika has more than a decade of experience producing for public media, from directing her debut film Lost Souls (Animas Perdidas), which premiered on Independent Lens, to producing for World Channel, American Documentary and the Peabody-award winning PBS series Latino Americans.