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Anne Cofell Saunders

co-executive producer Timeless; writer Battlestar Galactica, 24; writer/producer Smallville, Revolution, Chuck

Anne Cofell Saunders first broke into television as an assistant and lead researcher on the ground-breaking series "24," where she earned her first writing credit. From there, she staffed on the critically acclaimed re-imagining of "BATTLESTAR GALACTICA," where she shared a Peabody Award and was nominated for a Hugo award for the fan-favorite episode "Pegasus." She earned her first producer credit on two seasons of "CHUCK," followed by the final two seasons of "SMALLVILLE." She won two Saturn awards for her work as Co-Executive Producer on NBC's "REVOLUTION." As a Consulting Producer she wrote the 2nd season finale of "THE LAST SHIP."  Last year, Anne sold a pilot to 20th Century Fox/FOX network and currently serves as Co-Executive Producer on NBC’s new show TIMELESS. 

Anne has a BA from Northwestern University and earned an MFA in playwriting from Ohio University. She has taught tv writing at the USC School of Film And Television, and has been a guest speaker at USC, UC Santa Barbara, Writer's Boot Camp and San Diego Comic Con.