Award-winning writer, director and producer Marti Noxon joined the Americares board in 2023.
Noxon is one of the most prolific writer-producers in television today. Among her most recent projects as creator-showrunner are the critically acclaimed series “Sharp Objects,” “Dietland” and the Peabody Award-winning first season of “UnREAL.” Recently, she also produced the Netflix documentary feature film “Split at the Root,” a story of an asylum seeker separated from her children at the U.S. border and the grassroots movement of women in America to reunite them. Noxon also wrote and made her feature directorial debut with the powerful Netflix original film “To the Bone,” which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. She currently has an exclusive first-look deal with Entertainment One to produce television and new media content through her production company Tiny Pyro. Over the course of her impressive career, she has been part of some of the most beloved and critically acclaimed series of the past two decades, including “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice,” “Brothers & Sisters,” “Point Pleasant” and “Still Life.” Noxon has also served as a consulting producer for “Mad Men,” “Prison Break,” “Angel” and “Glee.”
In 2009, Ms. Noxon helped found Americares Los Angeles Council, a volunteer group of people in the entertainment industry working to promote awareness around Americares health programs and raise funds locally. The Los Angeles Council went on to organize a number of events, including the 2012 comedy benefit “We Hate Hurricanes” featuring Will Ferrell, Jon Hamm, Sarah Silverman and other celebrities to support Americares response to Hurricane Sandy. In 2020, Ms. Noxon served as an executive producer of Americares star-studded “COVID is No Joke” virtual comedy benefit to support frontline health workers at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ms. Noxon earned a degree in theater arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
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