Paula Sweeney

Paula Sweeney

Paula attended the University of Maryland on a teacher's opera scholarship and subsequently spent 21 years in Manhattan as a singer/actress. While performing off-broadway, in national tours, on commercials, soap operas and ABC Afterschool Specials, she embarked on a parallel career as a writer/producer. Paula, along with fellow writer, James Pirone, received an Emmy nod and a “Stop, Look and Listen Award” from the Coalition for Children’s Programming for their ABC Afterschool Special, Daddy Can’t Read. Paula has written and produced numerous television spots for NETworks Productions of Broadway tours including, Cabaret, The Civil War, Cinderella, Jekyll & Hyde and Victor/Victoria. She is the co-author of a young adult series of novels entitled, Jake Montana, and an historical novel based on her mother’s experiences called, G-Girls. Paula co-wrote the 2006 and 2007 Pageant of Peace with Joe Fab, and in 2007, had the privilege to sing for the President during that event. Paula is also The Johnson Group’s marketing and development specialist. She was responsible for design of all materials, including website and trailer for Bedford, The Town They Left Behind; and was successful in finding, and brokering the sale of Bedford with both domestic and international companies.