Los Angeles Correspondent
Jim McDermott, S.J., studied literature at Marquette and Harvard University and Old Testament and Liturgy at the Weston Jesuit School of Theology. A former teacher at Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and Associate Editor at America, Father McDermott recently completed his M.F.A. in Screenwriting from U.C.L.A. For the last three years he's worked as a freelance TV writer, most recently on the staff of the TV show "Preacher."