After graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BA in English/Creative Writing, Tia continued her studies at The Groundlings, IO West and the Second City Conservatory & Writing Program. She performed improv, sketch and stand-up comedy before turning her attention to behind the camera. Tia and her mother co-wrote an unintentionally hilarious Lifetime movie that premiered in 2008. She worked as a story editor and story producer in documentary and reality television for 8 years before landing her first scripted comedy staff job on the Canadian series “Raising Expectations”. She served as a writer and supervising producer on all 26 episodes of the show, which won the 2017 KidScreen Award for Best New Series. In 2015, she was selected as a break-out talent by The Writers Guild of America Women’s Committee.
Shannon is a former comedic impressionist whose love for office supplies and excel grids led to a career as a production coordinator. After discovering an even deeper love for team and project management, Shannon started producing. In 2012, Shannon joined the award-winning comedy production company Abominable Pictures. While on staff, she produced the Fullscreen series “Filthy Preppy Teens” as well as the pilot presentations, “Grand Marquee”, “Cafe Bhojana”, “Rom-Con”, “Topics with Andre Hyland” (in association with Party Over Here), and the short film “We’re Trying” (in association with Good Universe).