Elisabeth Kiernan Averick is an American actress, writer and producer who attended Boston University. As an actress she first appeared in a number of short films and a few television projects. She eventually started working behind the scenes as a member of the production staff on various shows. Averick was assistant to executive producers and writers on shows like "Zero Sum (TV series) " and "The Human Target (TV series) ". She also worked on smaller projects like the YouTube show "Brunch" which she helps produce and also provides a voice on. Her most high profile job was her time on the 2015 biopic "Selma " where she worked as a production secretary. In that same year she was hired to be a writers assistant on The CW network comedy musical "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend". She is credited as having written the Season One episode "That Text Was Not Meant for Josh!". In her personal life Elisabeth married producer Spencer Averick who also worked on the film "Selma".