Laurie won a 2017 Writers Guild Award and 2016 nomination (Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street). She's sold pilots and written dramas, limited series, animation, single and multi-cam comedies for broadcast, cable, and OTT, which inspired her TEDActive talk, “Three Things I Learned in the Sitcom Writers' Room.” She’s been head writer (Dorothy Gale and the Wizard of Oz) and Co-EP (Fast Layne) Disney Channel; (Gortimer) Amazon. She completed the WGA Showrunner Training Program, earned a Master of Professional Writing degree from University of Southern California, and has a B.A. in Telecommunication from Michigan State University.
She’s the girl next-door...to monkey-parenting currency counterfeiters raided by the Secret Service (Soddy-Daisy, TN), an accountant who took his wife hostage at gunpoint (Des Moines, IA), and a psychologist whose mistress’ pimp threw his body parts from cars speeding across Michigan. She learned to spot stories and loves writing them for a living.
Life and Death and High School
Teen emergency medical technicians face the challenges of being exceptional (in their work) and not (in everyday life) in their battle to become themselves. Holding someone’s skull and brains together is often easier than high school. They’re the kids saving the kids in Euphoria. Teen EMTs are on the rise due to COVID staffing challenges. I got to ride along with them, they’re amazing; they might just save us all.
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