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Linda Teverbaugh

Part Time Lecturer

Affiliated Divisions:

John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television

Linda Teverbaugh spent six years as an editor/writer for the Los Angeles Times before taking a leave of absence to join the staff of ABC’s Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated Who’s The Boss. Twenty-eight years later, she and partner Mike Teverbaugh are still enjoying that leave of absence, having written and produced sitcoms for CBS, NBC, Fox, Lifetime, ABC, and the Cartoon Network.  Linda has also written pilots for ABC, the CW, USA, the Disney Channel, and 20th Century Fox, plus comedy and dramatic features for Disney Studios and Bungalow 17.  Linda has been teaching CTWR 434 and 324 at USC since 2015, has been a judge for the prestigious Pen Literary Awards, and was co-creator of the TV version of DreamWorks’ How To Train Your Dragon.


Linda is a member of the Writers Guild of America and earned a B.A. with Honors in Communications from Cal State Fullerton.