Shernold Edwards, Human Cargo Board Member

SHERNOLD EDWARDS is an award-winning film and TV writer/Co-Executive Producer. She adapted the acclaimed novel A Day Late And A Dollar Short by Terry McMillan (Waiting To Exhale) into a TV movie for Lifetime starring Whoopi Goldberg and Ving Rhames for which she received the 2015 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Mini-Series. Shernold has also written for SyFy’s Haven, Fox’s Sleepy Hollow, Amazon’s Hand of God and Netflix’s Anne With An E (based on the novel Anne of Green Gables). Prior to writing, Shernold was a production/development executive at CTV Network where her projects included acclaimed TV movies and series like Degrassi: The Next Generation. She attended Queen’s University, the Canadian Film Centre’s Professional Screenwriting Program and has a Screenwriting MFA from Columbia University