Claudia Forestieri is a bilingual, biracial TV writer of Dominican-Italian descent who was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Miami. She began her storytelling career as a news reporter and producer for Telemundo, earning five Emmys and a GLAAD Media Award in the process. After completing various writing programs including Disney ABC’s, NBC’s Writers on the Verge and HBOAccess, she landed her first staff writing job on Freeform’s “Good Trouble” in 2018. She spent 2019 working as an Executive Story Editor and later Co-Producer on Netflix’s upcoming “Selena The Series.”—a bio drama about the late Queen of Tejano music. In 2020, Claudia is keeping busy developing a pilot inspired by her Miami immigrant childhood for HBOMax—GORDITA CHRONICLES—with Sony Pictures TV, Osprey Productions and Zoey Saldaña’s Cinestar Pictures.