Linda Voorhees is the associate director of screenwriting for film at the School of Theater, Film and Television. An award-winning writer who has worked for ABC, CBS, NBC, TNT, Lifetime, USA and Disney Channel, Voorhees has been or is currently in development with Columbia, Universal, Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures. As a student at the UCLA SChool of Theater, Film and Television, she was the recipient of the Jack Nicholson Screenwriting Award and a four-time finalist for the Diane Thomas Award. Her 1997 movie of the week, Two Mothers For Zachary, received the GLAAD Award for positive portrayals of gay and lesbians in the media. Her 1991 made-for-cable movie, Crazy From The Heart, was the winner of the Imagen Award for positive portrayals of Latinos and Hispanics in the media and was the winner of the Columbus Award. The screenplay was nominated for an ACE Award.