DepartmentCinema and Media Arts Department
Biola AffiliationsEmployee, Faculty

Degrees

  • B.F.A., Utah State University

Biography

Peggy Medberry has been a literary agent for the past 15 years and worked as the Vice President of one of Hollywood's premiere agencies, Shapiro-Lichtman. Her work involved overseeing the careers of more than 200 writers, directors and producers. 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.

Along with her husband Chauncey, Peggy has a management company called PATRICK MEDBERRY ASSOCIATES where she works with top Christian novelists like Bill Myers, Melody Carlson and Beverly Lewis in helping to bring their work to a mainstream audience.

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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