Jehan Madhani

Writing Experience

Staff Writer, 9 Story USA, June 2020 – Present
• Currently writing on a legacy preschool property for ages 3 to 5
• Lead the writing process for an upcoming 12-episode Youtube season of a show for ages 6 to 9
• Wrote and edited scripts for the first season of an upcoming animated musical fantasy adventure for ages 4 to 6  

Freelance TV Writer, June 2017 – Present 
• Wrote episodes for shows at 9 Story Media, Mattel, WGBH, Sesame Studios, and for Sesame Workshop’s 
International Social Impact team, covering a variety of curricula (including Emotional Social Learning, 
Math, Computational Thinking, and Story Building) across bridge and preschool audiences 
• Working on development projects with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Productions 
• Have written episodes for Butterbean's Cafe, Karma's World, Charlie's Colorforms City, and more. 

Writing Coordinator, 9 Story USA, July 2019 – June 2020
• Coordinating scripts on Karma’s World, a Netflix animated musical comedy for ages 6 to 9
• Liaising with freelancers, reading samples, editing scripts, and taking script notes 

Production Coordinator, Sesame Workshop, April 2018 – July 2019
• Coordinator for the International Social Impact Department, working primarily with co-productions in
Ethiopia, Bangladesh, India, and Afghanistan and coordinating deliverables for a nine-country initiative

Freelance Illustrator and Animator, June 2016 –Present
·• Drawing comics at @jehancomic on instagram

Production Coordinator, Baboon Animation, October 2017-April 2018
·      Assist head writer and production manager across international children’s television productions

Writing Assistant, Outof the Blue Enterprises, August 2017 – October 2017
·      Assist head writer and writing coordinator on season 1 of Charlie's Colorforms City on Netflix. 


Lee & Low’s 2020 New Voices Award Honor, January 2021
Awarded for Eli and the Uncles, an original picture book manuscript, upcoming from Candlewick Press. 

Muslim Public Affairs Council Children’s Screenwriters Lab, February 2020 

Sesame Street Writer’s Room Writing Fellow, Summer 2017

Film Projects

FrogBoy (1 minute, 2013) Screenings at 16 festivals in the USA, England, Greece, Slovakia

·       2015 Pixie Award Recipient: Gold

·       Best Animated Film(Harvard Film Festival), Best Student Film (Wimbledon Short Film Festival)


Tufts University, Medford, MA

Bachelor of Arts in English, May 2016

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, May 2016

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