Shawn Dwyer is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for over four and a half years. He is Senior Content Manager for AT&T Entertainment Group and was Senior Editor for Baseline, a division of the New York Times, where he edited and wrote feature-length biographies on actors, directors, and other entertainment figures.
Shawn has written film reviews for Hollywood.com and articles for Creative Screenwriting magazine and freelances as a copywriter for a variety of clients, including Netflix.
Shawn received a bachelor's degree in communication/journalism from Central Connecticut State University and has taken post-graduate coursework at the Extension Writer's Program at the University of California at Los Angeles.
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