AZIA SQUIRE is a rising star in the writer ranks, currently staffed on Netflix and Shondaland’s hit series Bridgerton, one of the five most streamed television series of 2022.
Previously, she was staffed on Bloom & Sons for Netflix with the Obamas’ Higher Ground producing; The First Lady for Showtime and Lionsgate TV with Michelle Pfeiffer and Gillian Anderson starring, and Viola Davis starring and producing. It premiered on Showtime this past April. Squire's episode, "See Saw" was one of 12 hours of television honored by the Norman Lear Center's Sentinel Awards, which recognizes outstanding episodes of television with storytellings that tackle powerful and timely topics.
On the film side, Squire is writing The Richest Black Girl in America, the Sarah Rector story, for Amblin with Truly*Adventurous and Charlie Wachtel producing. She recently adapted the New York Times bestseller Amari and the Night Brothers for Universal with Mandeville and wrote for The Rocketeers for Disney with Mortal Media & TaylorMade producing.
Azia is currently working on her full-length feature directorial debut based on her script SISTER, a 2019 Black List selection. She has several other television and film projects in different stages of studio development.
Azia is a graduate of the USC’s School of Cinematic Arts with a MFA in Screenwriting. She hails from Atlanta, GA. Her free time is usually spent tending to her four dogs and lone cat; ordering mimosa flights at drunken brunches; or jet skiing/other bougie sports.