Sierra Teller Ornelas is the co-creator and show runner of the upcoming Peacock show Rutherford Falls, starring Ed Helms, Jana Schmieding and Michael Greyeyes. She has previously staffed on: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Superstore, Happy Endings, Splitting Up Together, Surviving Jack and Selfie. Sierra’s work has been featured on This American Life, the New York Times Opinion Section and the Hollywood Reporter’s Guest Column. A graduate of the University of Arizona, she previously worked as a film programmer for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, helping to create ridiculously entertaining programs about Native film and media. Raised in Tucson, AZ, she is also an award winning sixth generation Navajo tapestry weaver, a fairly good mom, and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.
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