Having worked separately in film, theater, and journalism, Tessa and her husband, Ian Williams, joined forces as a writing team for television in 2005.

They were chosen as two of the seven playwrights for Fox Television’s collaboration with Naked Angels, Naked TV. Immediately following, they signed their first development deal with Bad Robot and Touchstone Television.

Since then, they have enjoyed script deals with Warner Brothers, NBC/Universal, ABC, ABC Studios and FOX.

Tessa and Ian are represented by CAA and Madhouse Entertainment.