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Last Login 3/22/2016
Location Cary, NC
Education Masters Degree
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Summary of Experience
A graduate with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Master of Arts degree in Education from the University of California at Berkeley, ML is a production professional & writer, assisting the producers of the Academy Award ® winning film, HUSTLE & FLOW and the CBS Paramount television series, "Cuts." As a freelancer in 2010, she co-wrote an episode of the situation comedy, "Let's Stay Together" (BET). In 2006, ML scripted what was then the highest-rated half-hour comedy in cable-television history. In addition to writing scripts, she also writes, edits and proofs treatments, blogs, white papers, business plans and prospectuses, brochures, newsletters - you name it!

ML recently completed GoCode in Playa Potrero, Costa Rica. GoCode is a travel-focused software development program where she explored HTML, CSS, Bootstrap (and the beaches of Costa Rica) while learning the fundamental principles of Python, SQL and JavaScript. Through self-study, she is expanding her knowledge of SEO and Scrum and seeks opportunities to combine her experiences in sports, tech, entertainment, education and leadership.
Scriptwriting (film and tv), Higher Education, Urban Education, Athletics, Mental Health
film and television production, travel, reading, football, basketball, cooking, music
University of Alabama at Birmingham Aug 2013 – Dec 2013
Counseling Education, Non-Degree Seeking Student

As a non-degree seeking student sought further knowledge regarding community mental health counseling, earning "A" grades in "Lifespan Human Development" and "Foundations of Substance Abuse."

University of California at Berkeley Jul 2009 – May 2012
Education - Language and Literacy, Society and Culture, Master of Arts

Emphasis on the cultural study of sports in education. Completed Master's seminar paper, "Black Male Intercollegiate Athletes: Utilization of Mental Health Care and Recommendations for Services, Programs & Personnel"

Coursework included: Urban Education, Qualitative Research Seminar, Masters Paper Seminar, Student-Athlete Development

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Communications Studies, Bachelor of Arts

Coursework included: Leadership Seminar, Honors Creative Writing (Poetry), Honors Afro-American Literature, Introduction to Screenwriting, Advanced Screenwriting, Documentary Production Seminar

Honors and Awards
Graduate Student Regional Conference Scholar for the Pacific Region Awarded for academic achievement and professional promise.

University of California Graduate Assistantship Awarded based upon academic achievement to fund graduate education at the University of California at Berkeley.

Hefferman Award Awarded based upon academic achievement to fund graduate education at the University of California at Berkeley.

Hanks-Miller Screenwriting Fellow The Guy Hanks and Marvin Miller Writing program was established at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

The fifteen-week intensive workshop was designed with a two-fold purpose:

-To assist writers in the completion of a film or television script.
-To deepen the participants appreciation for and comprehension of African American history and culture.

Association Memberships
Writers Guild of Ameria, west Associate member of the Writers Guild of America, west, from 2009-2012.

Projects by Industry

From serving as an active student-athlete support volunteer throughout high school and then as an athletic academic advisor for student-athletes on the Division I, collegiate level, ML has numerous years of experience with sports - as a professional, as a close-up-in-person observer and spectator, and as translator to her women friends who can't understand their significant others' fascination with sports.


Master of Arts in Education, Language and Literature & Society and Culture, with an emphasis on the Cultural Study of Sports in Education from the University of California at Berkeley.

Projects by SEO Skill
Link Building

A contract writer, ML provides weekly blog posts with a minimum of 250 words for businesses across the United States. Clients include commercial real estate ventures, restaurants and wellness centers. Items which link to outside content are enclosed in asterisks (*).

Projects by Asset Type

As a staff writer for a property management and investment company, ML wrote the content regarding the Fort Lauderdale metro area for an offering memorandum of a privately syndicated commercial investment opportunity.

Content produced included:
Physical Boundaries, Area Description, New Development, Hotel Renovations,
Local Residential Demographics, New City Infrastructure, Links and Resources, Press Releases & Articles.

Excerpted is the content for the Area Description.

Newsletter Content

As a staff writer for a property management company, ML wrote stories for their newsletter under her own byline, as well as ghost-writing stories for the company's management.

White Paper

Written for a production company, which eventually produced 50 episodes of a half-hour comedy in the basic-cable space.

Projects By Expertise
Script Writer

A produced TV sitcom writer, provided is a treatment (synopsis) of spec (speculative) script - an original idea produced as a work sample. A complete script accompanies this idea but is not listed as a sample due to its industry-specific formatting. However, the first two pages of the script are transcribed in the PROJECTS BY WRITING STYLES section of this profile.

Projects by Writing Style

ML is a produced television sitcom writer, with a half dozen episodes airing worldwide in syndication. She's also been commissioned to write a family comedy feature film which awaits production. First two pages of the script for It's NOT Me, It's YOU, An Original Pilot by ML J. (Single-Camera Comedy, WGAw Registered). A full synopsis is posted in the PROJECTS BY PROFESSION section.


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