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Fostering Change Podcast | Episode 100 | Joanna Johnson

Co-Creator and Executive Producer & Show Runner, Freeform’s “Good Trouble”
Creator, Executive Producer and Director, Freeform’s “Love in the Time of Corona”

Joanna Johnson is the co-creator, executive producer and showrunner of Freeform’s critically acclaimed series “Good Trouble.” She is also the creator, executive producer and director of Freeform’s limited series “Love in the Time of Corona,” the first scripted series shot entirely during the quarantine. Previously Johnson was an executive producer and showrunner on Freeform’s groundbreaking series “The Fosters,” which ran for five seasons.

Joanna Johnson was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She attended USC Film School and, after graduating, pursued an acting career. Most notably, she played twins Caroline and Karen Spencer on the CBS soap opera “The Bold & the Beautiful.”

Johnson’s primary focus is on writing, producing and directing. She wrote the independent feature “The Shrink Is In,” starring Courteney Cox and David Arquette, and went on to create and show-run the sitcom “Hope & Faith” for ABC, which ran for three seasons. She was co-executive producer on ABC Family’s “Make It or Break It,” “Fairly Legal” for USA Cable, and the CW’s “Emily Owens, M.D.”

Johnson currently resides in Los Angeles with her wife and children.

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Show Notes:

  • The Fosters
  • Family Show
  • As a Family
  • Tell Your Story
  • Foster Care Process
  • Childhood Challenges
  • COVID19 Effects

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