Leigh Hyser

Freelance Creative Writer & Screenwriter

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Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/leighhyser
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2 Skills
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Education
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY – Evanston, IL – MFA in Writing 2010
ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY – Winona, MN – BA in Theatre 2005

Contracted Work
LEVINE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICES – Beverly Hills, CA 2011
• Recruiting Czar for PR Firm.
NICKELODIAN ANIMATION STUDIOS – Burbank, CA 2011
• Reception
HBO – Santa Monica, CA 2011
• Assisted the Vice President of Comedy and Director of Drama
• Rolled and transferred calls
• Managed Calendar on Outlook
CONDE NAST – Los Angeles, CA 2011
• Assisted the Director of Advertising at GQ Magazine
• Managed calendar and emails through Outlook
• Designed spreadsheets on Excel
INTEGRATED MEDIA SOLUTIONS – Beverly Hills, CA 2011
• Worked in the Traffic Department
• Reception
SUSAN HOFFMAN – Santa Monica, CA 2011
• Freelance Screenwriting Assistant

Employment
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY – Screenwriting Instructor – Evanston, IL 2009
• Taught Screenwriting to undergraduate students
• Developed a syllabus and lead lectures and class discussions
• Led critiques and gave feedback on scripts
JEFFREY HATCHER – Writers Assistant – Minneapolis, MN 2006-2008
• Assisted a Playwright/Screenwriter
• Conducted library and internet research surrounding projects
• Managed calendar, handled phone calls, planned travel
• Ran a variety of errands

Internships
16TH STREET THEATER – Literary Intern -- Chicago, IL 2010
RADIANT PRODUCTIONS – Literary Intern – Santa Monica, CA 2009
GUTHRIE THEATER – Literary Intern – Minneapolis, MN 2005

Memberships
Dramatists Guild of America, Associate Member

Other Skills
Excellent writer. Adept on Mac and PCs; practiced on Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint,, QuickBooks, and Final Draft. Reliable driver; Minnesota Nice under pressure!
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Screenwriting