Elizabeth Herrera

Elizabeth Herrera

TV Storyteller

  • Bio

    Elizabeth Herrera is an award-winning storyteller and network television producer. Her work has been seen on many networks such as the Biography Channel, The Learning Channel, MTV, VH1, BRAVO, BET, just to name a few. Herrera is also fully bilingual and has produced for Spanish networks as well. She has more than 10 years in the television industry. She has experience in news, news documentaries, and soft script reality. Her passion lies in telling stories that can not only inform and educate, but also can inspire and help those within their community.

    Herrera’s broadcast experience started at a PBS station where she worked as an anchor and reporter. She also helped on several documentaries while working at PBS. After establishing herself as a strong storyteller, she was hired at Univision as a Spanish writer and producer then later to work as a full time reporter for the ABC affiliate in Texas. She covered many stories along the border, the infamous Juarez murders, and high profile criminal court cases in New Mexico as well as covering local Hispanic community stories. Herrera then moved to Florida and worked at the Fox station in Orlando, as well as worked as a reporter at the ABC affiliate in Tampa.

    While in Florida, Herrera began producing news documentaries for MTV. She produced for the Emmy-award winning show of True Life, which deals with people dealing with life altering issues. She worked on sensitive issues such as obesity, identity issues, bad relationships and more. One True Life episode dealt with jealous relationships, which garnered one of the highest rated episodes in MTV True life history.

    She also produced a documentary episode on Hulk Hogan, which was later developed into one of the highest rated and longest running family series on VH1. Since then, Herrera has worked on programming for various different networks. Herrera’s shows are widely recognized for continuous high ratings. Just recently, she produced a BET show, which had the 2nd highest premiere in BET history.

    Herrera’s been recognized for her excellence in the television industry. She has received various Associated Press awards for best news story; best feature reporting, as well as her editing. The Rocky Mountain News Association and Southwestern New Mexico Press Club have also recognized her with first place awards for solid story writing and reporting. She’s an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Association of Latino Independent Producers.

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  • Producer

    Gone too Soon: Story Of Michael Jackson (Docu/Reality, 2010) VH1
    Addicted with Kristina Wondzilak, CA (Docu/Reality, 2010) TLC
    Yo Quiero Mi Boda, en español, Miami (Docu/Reality, 2009) MTV3
    Yo Quiero Mi Boda, en español, Tampa (Docu/Reality, 2009) MTV3
    Miami Social, All episodes , FL (Docu/Reality, 2009) BRAVO/NBC
    Frankie and Neffe, All episodes, CA (Docu/Reality, 2009) BET
    Life Chronicles, Truth be Told, CA (Documentary, 2009) TLC
    Life Chronicles, Truth be Told, TX (Documentary, 2009) TLC
    Life Chronicles, Truth be Told, MI (Documentary, 2009) TLC
    Female Forces, All 13 Episodes, ILL (Documentary, 2008) Biography
    Luke’s Parental Advisory, FL, TX (Docu/Reality, 2008) VH1
    Hogan Knows Best 4, All Episodes, FL (Docu/Reality, 2008) VH1
    My Big Fat Fabulous Wedding, CA (Documentary, 2007) VH1/WE
    My Big Fat Fabulous Wedding, NV (Documentary, 2007) VH1/WE
    My Big Fat Fabulous Wedding, TX (Documentary, 2007) VH1/WE
    Hogan Knows Best 2, All Episodes, FL (Docu/Reality, 2007) VH1
    True Life: I’m Jealous, NJ (Documentary, 2006) MTV
    True Life: I’m Obese, GA (Documentary, 2006) MTV
    Hogan Knows Best 1, All Episodes, FL (Docu/Reality, 2005) VH1
    Hogan Knows Best Pilot , FL (Docu/Reality, 2005) VH1
    Inside Out: Stage Dad, FL, GA (Documentary, 2005) VH1
    I Want a Famous Face 2, various cities (Documentary, 2005) MTV
    Tiara Girls: Jaime, FL (Documentary, 2004) MTV
    I want a Famous Face 1, various cities (Documentary, 2003) MTV

  • Producer/StoryProducer/Editor

    Addicted with Kristina Wondzilak, CA (Docu/Reality, 2009) TLC
    Frankie and Neffe, All episodes, CA (Docu/Reality, 2009) BET
    Brooke Knows Best, 4 episodes, FL, MI (Docu/Reality, 2009) VH1
    Miami Social, All episodes , FL (Docu/Reality, 2009) BRAVO
    Luke’s Parental Advisory, 2 episodes, TX (Docu/Reality, 2008) VH1

  • Writer/Reporter

    WFTS, Writer/Live Field Reporter, FL (Segments/PKGS, 2007) ABC
    WOFL, Writer/Live Field Reporter, FL (Segments/PKGS, 2004) FOX
    KVIA, Writer/Live Field Reporter, TX (Segments/PKGS, 2002) ABC
    KRWG, Writer/News Anchor, NM (Segments/PKGS, 2001) PBS
    KINT, Writer/ Voice Over Talent, TX (Segments/PKGS, 2000) UNIVISION