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Chad Fiveash ’94

Chad Fiveash
Writer and producer
Switched at Birth, Glory Daze, Legend of the Seeker
Studio City, Calif.


 B.A., Wofford College (1994)
MFA, Columbia University Film School, New York (2000)

Career Highlights:

Fiveash earned his “big break” into Hollywood screen writing in 2003 when he began writing for the WB’s One Tree Hill. During the 2004-05 season, Fiveash was promoted to executive story editor; by the 2005-06 season, he was credited as co-producer of the hit series. Other credits include Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas (2004), The Mayor (2003), Romeo! (2003), Galidor: Defenders of the Outer Dimension (2002), and Kyle XY (2009). Recent successes for Fiveash include Switched at Birth (2012), Legend of the Seeker (2010) and Glory Daze, which centered on a group of college freshmen that pledge a fraternity in 1986. Fiveash referenced his own experiences pledging Kappa Sigma at Wofford during the early 1990s.


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