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Obiageli Odimegwu

Obiageli Odimegwu

SCREENWRITER

THIRD YEAR – LOS ANGELES

Obiageli grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. Previously, she worked as an equity trader on Wall Street before breaking her parents’ hearts by transitioning into screenwriting. In 2019, she received her MFA from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. Since then, Obiageli’s mystery and sci-fi scripts have garnered her a Humanitas New Voices Award, a BAFTA Newcomers Fellowship, and a ViacomCBS Writers Mentoring Program Fellowship. In 2020, Obiageli worked at Spotify writing narrative true crime podcasts. She was then hired as a Staff Writer on GUILTY PARTY at Paramount+. Currently, Obiageli is a Story Editor on ALL AMERICAN at The CW.