Experts on "Entertainment Business"

Peggy Medberry

  • Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Arts

Peggy Medberry has been a literary agent, manager and producer for the past 25 years and worked as the Vice President of one of Hollywood's premiere agencies, Shapiro-Lichtman. She has been a featured speaker at many forums including the WGA, DGA, Flash Forward and the Hollywood Screenwriting Conference, and a judge for the ACE Awards and the Humanitas Awards.

Before her work at Shapiro-Lichtman, Peggy had a variety of jobs in the entertainment industry which include teaching commercial acting classes, freelance reading for a number of production companies and temping at most of the major studios. She also found time to act in a few commercials and one Japanese music video.

Currently, she is a managing partner with award winning novelist Bill Myers of Amaris Media International, a media company that has multiple projects in various stages of development.

Peggy came to Biola in 2005 and teaches classes in storytelling, entertainment business and media management. Peggy has two daughters, Anna and Christina, and a beloved granddaughter, Jillian.

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