Tiya Sowell is a freelance scriptwriter and transcriber for various production companies and transcription houses. Tiya brings an extensive background of network knowledge, having begun her career in 2012 as a music specials intern for Black Entertainment Television. She has since worked with VH1, CBS, Lifetime Television, OWN, Bravo TV and more.
She has been employed as a copywriter, production assistant, associate producer, story associate producer, locations manager, logger, transcriber, scriptwriter, production coordinator and researcher.
Tiya enjoys developing films and episodic television programs for adult, urban audiences. She recently completed writing two feature films, one which is a biopic of famed jazz singer, Billie Holiday, which was under consideration by Paramount Pictures, and several episodic shows, including a webisode about a black female private investigator.
She has a master’s degree in Creative Writing from Full Sail University, and a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from Kentucky State University.. She is married and travels as needed for work.
The New 40
Down and Under
Vampires of South Central
Mac and Me
Web-based sports talk show
Media, writing, A/V, budget
Paranormal videocast starring Tiya and Augilia Sowell
Christmas on the Coast and The Reliant Movie
Coordinating travel for cast and crew
Developing and maintaining production schedules
Establishing crew and cast accommodations
Developing relationships with vendors
Managing production office
Urban Bride Magazine
Editor-in-Chief, Copywriter, Graphic Designer
Writing copy for online shopping service focusing on brand awareness and product marketing
Responsible for transcribing audio/video for various production houses:
Word Factory—transcribing for Marriage Boot Camp, Remastered, Millionaire Matchmaker
Left/Right Inc.—transcribing for Mob Wives, Sugar Hill, Zoo
Gurney Productions—transcribing for Ghosts in the Hood, Leah Remini: It’s All Relative, Mako Monster 2
Dr. Michelle Bengston
"When the world says, 'Give up', Hope whispers, 'Try it one more time.'"