Who We Are
Juliana Tafur is an award-winning trilingual content director and journalist committed to using the power of film to generate consciousness about some of the most pressing issues of our time. Through her 13+ years in the industry, she's worked as Executive Producer, Content Director, Story Producer and Scriptwriter for Discovery, National Geographic, BBC, History and A&E.
She most recently managed the work of producers across Latin America on more than 80 hours of television as Supervising Producer for Discovery Networks International (Discovery Channel, Home & Health, Animal Planet). Her work for Discovery's Home & Health 'Mi Estilo, Tu Estilo' was awarded a Bronze World Medal for 'best lifestyle series' at the 2017 New York Festival's TV & Film Awards.
Juliana's traveled across the world finding the human side to every story, from Sudanese refugees in Egypt to people who live off recyclables in the biggest trash dump in Guatemala. She's profiled some of the most resilient individuals in the Americas and lived under extreme conditions for productions in Peru's guano islands, the Amazon rainforest and the Uyuni Salt Flats - to name a few.
Her independent work as a director was nominated in 2007 for a Harry Chapin Media Award for 'coverage that positively impacts hunger, poverty and self reliance'. As a journalist, she's been recognized with a Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. She graduated with honors from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and received a diploma in International Development from the University of Oslo.