Senior Vice President
Paramount Television Studios
"I can help you understand the TV development process, whether it’s helping a writer shape their vision into a show or a creative executive wanting to learn more about development or producing and expanding their network."
Nicole Harjo is Senior Vice President of Development for Paramount Television Studios, developing half-hour and one-hour TV series for premium cable and streaming.
Nicole has creative oversight over Paramount+’s series adaption of the classic psychological thriller FATAL ATTRACTION which is currently in production, as well as Showtime’s upcoming drama AMERICAN GIGOLO, and other projects in development including adapting the movie LOVE STORY and adapting the memoir YELLOW BIRD about Lissa Yellow Bird’s courageous work finding missing indigenous women.
Previously Harjo was the Vice President of Television at The Kennedy/Marshall Company. At Kennedy/Marshall she was a Producer on Netflix’s first original Polish series, ‘1983’. Prior to The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Harjo was a Creative Executive at Stars Road Entertainment where she worked on the Emmy nominated Netflix series HOUSE OF CARDS. Additionally, Harjo previously worked in Current Programming at CBS where she oversaw the CSI: franchise, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, and TWO AND A HALF MEN.
"Nicole’s mentorship fosters a space for learning through openness and encouragement. She never hesitated to answer any questions about the nuances of working in the entertainment industry and has given me the the tools to help decipher this industry that feels impossible to break into. Not only is Nicole an amazing person and mentor but an inspiring entertainment executive that is dedicated to uplifting others on their career journeys and I am grateful that she is guiding me in the infancy of my career. "