Thania St. John

Writer / Producer

Los Angeles, California, United States

Starting her television career on the iconic 21 JUMP STREET, Thania went on to create two network TV series of her own (VR5 and CRISIS CENTER) and to write and produce over twenty popular and award winning dramas such as LIFE GOES ON, LOIS AND CLARK, ROSWELL, HUFF, EUREKA, DROP DEAD DIVA, GRIMM, CHICAGO FIRE, COVERT AFFAIRS and PROJECT BLUE BOOK. She has written over two dozen pilots for all four broadcast networks as well as Showtime, Lifetime, SyFy and USA and has also written several feature films now in development.

Currently teaching two television writing classes at AFI, Thania has also guest-lectured at UCLA, USC, NYU/Tisch and Gallatin, Ithaca College, and conducted seminars in TV writing at the Rio de Janeiro Film and Television Festival and numerous WGA and Harvardwood sponsored events. She is also proud to be a Co-Founder of The League of Hollywood Women Writers, has served two terms on the Board of Directors of the WGA, West and the WGA PAC. She earned her AB in American History and Filmmaking from Harvard University and her MFA in Film and Television Production from UCLA.