Martha Williamson is a 25-year veteran of the entertainment industry, writing and producing television drama, sit-com, and variety for all three major networks and cable. She is best known as the Executive Producer and Head Writer of the ground-breaking hit drama, Touched By An Angel which received 9 Emmy nominations over its nine-year run on CBS.
Williamson was also the first woman to solely executive produce two shows simultaneously when she created and executive-produced Promised Land also for CBS. Her work has been honored with numerous awards, among them, the Freedom Works Award from Congress, the Anti-Defamation League’s Deborah Award, the Edward R. Murrow Responsibility in Television Award, the Williams College Bicentennial Medal, the prestigious Producer’s Guild Nova Award, the Templeton Award and several NAACP Awards for best television drama.
Martha was appointed by the President to the White House Counsel for Service and Civic Participation and most recently served as the host of A Touch of Encouragement, the #1 inspirational video website on Beliefnet.com. Martha has also appeared onstage on both coasts performing her musical one-woman show Martha At Risk.
Martha is a native of Denver, Colorado and a graduate of Williams College. She is a popular speaker and the author of several books, including Inviting God to Your Wedding which was recently released in its 10th anniversary edition by Random House. Martha lives in Southern California with her husband, Jon Andersen, and their two daughters. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Pasadena Playhouse since 2002.
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