Kathy Fischer

Kathy Fischer, Writer

Kathy Fischer began her professional career as a copywriter, writing for advertising agencies in San Francisco and New York City. Turning her sights to the entertainment industry, she earned an MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA in 2003. Shortly afterwards, Kathy became the first recipient of the prestigious David and Lynn Angell Humanitas Award for Television Comedy Writing. After working as a writer’s assistant on the CBS show, CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE, Kathy landed a job as a staff writer on THE GEORGE LOPEZ SHOW. Later, she pitched and was awarded a freelance script on ABC Family’s JUST A PHASE and worked as a consulting producer on the show WHATEVER, MARTHA!  Most recently, Kathy was chosen as a WGA Writer Access Project Honoree for her MODERN FAMILY spec script.  In addition to working in television, Kathy penned a comedy feature for Walt Disney Pictures entitled SUPERoldHEROES.