Tanisha Bio

Screenwriter, Producer 

Tanisha Quilter-Williams brings a unique worldview shaped by a colorful background. From growing up as a “military brat,” to working in the trenches at some of Hollywood’s top companies, her eclectic experience has created a unique perspective and fostered her producing projects, as well as her multifaceted characters that come to life in her screenwriting. She also enjoys writing dramedies about the female experience and the quest for self-discovery.

Working at ICM, WMA, Inside Edition, E! Entertainment and US Weekly introduced her to experiences that landed her on the red carpet interviewing celebrities, such as, Oprah Winfrey, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Denzel Washington, and Kelsey Grammar. During her time at US Weekly, she played a major part in bringing one of the biggest cover stories to US Weekly Magazine when she negotiated the Levi Johnston and Bristol Palin engagement cover story.

In 2013, Tanisha left the journalism world behind to pursue her passion for screenwriting. She eventually went back to school to obtain her MFA in Creative Writing and hasn’t looked back. Today, she has written and produced a fiction podcast drama called “Forties AF,” about three forty-something women and their complicated lives that launched in August 2020 and has received more than 28,000 downloads. She is currently working on Season 2 of “Forties AF,” and working on dropping a podfilm rom-com to test this new structure. She also recently optioned a reality show with 25/7 productions and working on obtaining the rights to the first African American female horse jockey and producing a documentary. Tanisha is single and based in Los Angeles, CA.

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