Board of Governors

November 28, 2017

Laurie Parres, Writers

Laurie won a 2017 Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Writing of the "Mel vs. The Night Mare of Normal Street" episode of Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street. She was was Co-Executive Producer for all three seasons.

Laurie writes multi-camera sitcoms (Spin City, Whoopi and others), single-camera half hours (School of Rock and others) and TV dramas (Charmed, Bollywood Hero).

Her experiences led to a 2014 TED Active talk "What I Learned In The Sitcom Writers' Room."

She holds a Master of Professional Writing from University of Southern California.

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