PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Screenwriter    www.katherineandrews.com    Toronto ON     Jan 2008-present             

  • writer & story editor, Robotique (2017) creator: Neil Greening (TV series)

  • writer, Words With Who? (2017) director: Alan Wood (short film)

  • writer, R+J 4EVA (2016) director: Matthew L. Burke (short film)

  • writer & story editor, Just Passing Through s2 (2016) creator: Jeremy Larter (web series)

  • writer, Domus (2014) director: Pat S. Shaghaghi (short film)

  • writer, spec feature-length film scripts and half-hour television scripts and web series

Descriptive Video Writer Accessible Media Inc.    Toronto ON    Sep 2017-present

Descriptive Video Works    Vancouver BC   Aug 2018-present    

  • write scripts for an audio track for blind and partially sighted viewers in television programs and movies

Associate Producer    CBC Radio Arts & Entertainment    Winnipeg MB    Nov 2005-Dec 2007    

  • secured interviews with sought-after celebrity guests for weekly national pop culture program

  • wrote scripts, produced and recorded interviews in studio, and edited interviews for broadcast

  • produced several items per day using multi-track editing for stations across the country

Associate Producer    CBC Radio News & Current Affairs    Winnipeg MB    Feb 2005-Nov 2005

  • pitched, researched stories, pre-interviewed guests, wrote scripts, directed daily program

  • directed a three-hour live-to-air program on the day of the London subway bombings

Reporter/Associate Producer    CBC Radio News & Current Affairs    Regina SK    Jul 2000-Feb 2005

  • wrote several thoroughly-researched scripts daily to meet two program deadlines (noon & 4pm)

  • performed pre-interviews, directed radio programs live in studio, and out in the community

  • filled in as senior producer, director and host on a regular basis for three different programs

  • conceived and self-produced a weekly column

  • adapted minute-to-minute as host live on-air on the day the tsunami hit southeast Asia

Freelance Journalist    CBC Radio News & Current Affairs    Toronto ON    Jul 2000- Aug 2001

  • pitched and produced items broadcast on The Inside Track and Outfront

  • produced a one-hour feature that was broadcast on Definitely Not The Opera (DNTO)

Chase Producer     CBC Television News & Current Affairs   Calgary AB    Feb 2000-Apr 2000

  • booked interview guests, wrote scripts and briefed host for daily national television program

 

EDUCATION

Professional Program in Screenwriting (2010)    University of California, Los Angeles    Los Angeles CA

Master of Arts in Journalism (1999)    University of Western Ontario    London ON

Bachelor of Arts (1998)    University of Saskatchewan    Saskatoon SK

 

MEMBERSHIPS, TRAINING, VOLUNTEER WORK & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Women in Film & Television (member) Toronto ON 2011, 2015-present

  • Toronto International Film Festival (delegate) Toronto ON 2016

  • Toronto Screenwriting Conference (delegate) Toronto ON 2010-12, 2016

  • Women On Screen Web Series Incubator (participant) Toronto ON 2015

  • Script Supervision Intensive with Daniela Saoni (student) Toronto ON 2015

  • Canadian Film Centre student film shoot (volunteer) Toronto ON 2014

  • The Second City Comedy Writing Levels 1-6 (student) Toronto ON 2013-14

  • Liason of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (member) Toronto ON 2011

  • Steve Kaplan's Comedy Intensive (student) Toronto ON 2011

  • The Second City Improv A Intensive Course (student) Toronto ON 2010

  • Toronto International Film Festival (volunteer) Toronto ON 2009-10

  • Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir (chair, marketing committee) Winnipeg MB 2005-08

  • Intro to Screenwriting Course with Bill Boyle (student) Saskatoon SK 2006

  • Talking Dog Productions (voice over work) Regina SK 2003-04

  • Western Canadian Music Week (producer for CBC) Winnipeg MB 2003

  • Alexander Technique & Voice Course with Candace Cox (student) Regina SK 2003

  • Winnipeg New Music Festival (producer for CBC) Winnipeg MB 2002

  • Basic Studio Operations course (CBC) Regina SK 2001

  • Vocal training workshop with Dan Wilmott (student) Calgary AB 2000