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Molly Miller

Molly Miller is a playwright and screenwriter born and raised in Washington State. She is a graduate of The University of Chicago (BA Political Science) and the University of Southern California (MFA Screenwriting). Molly began her career as an actor in Chicago, improvising and writing sketch at The Annoyance Theatre, The Second City, and The iO Theatre. While performing, Molly wrote over a dozen plays and musicals including the long running comedy, Double Booked and the critically acclaimed musical Tribulation. Now a resident of Los Angeles, Molly is a staff writer on an upcoming drama for Spectrum TV/BET and her comedy pilot, BETTER HOMES & BUNKERS, is currently in development at Tornante. In addition to her work as a screenwriter Molly explores her passion for criminal justice as a reporter for crimestory.com and a writer for the podcast JURY DUTY: THE TRIAL OF ROBERT DURST. She is the recipient of the USC Annenberg Fellowship, the John Wells Summer Mentorship, the Edward Small Writing Award, the UChicago Metcalf Fellowship, and the UChicago Arts Grant.

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Mongol: The Trial of David Martinez — The Complete Ten-Part Series

On today’s podcast we present, in its entirety, Mongol, our exclusive new Crime Story series written and read by Molly Miller that tells the story of the tragic killing of a police officer and the complex search for truth and justice in the aftermath of his death. Introduction It was the summer of 2019, and David Martinez was on trial for the murder of Pomona Police Officer Sean Diamond. The case was one of the first that Crime Story covered and...

Mongol: The Trial of David Martinez — Parts 9 & 10

On today’s podcast we present Parts Nine and Ten, the final chapters, of Mongol, our exclusive new Crime Story series written and read by Molly Miller that tells the story of the tragic killing of a police officer and the complex search for truth and justice in the aftermath of his death. You can find all of the previously published parts of the series here. Part 9 Sullivan forged ahead in his defense of David Martinez. Armed with exculpatory information he found...

Mongol: The Trial of David Martinez — Part 8

On today’s podcast we present Part 8 of Mongol, our exclusive new Crime Story series written and read by Molly Miller that tells the story of the tragic killing of a police officer and the complex search for truth and justice in the aftermath of his death. You can find all of the previously published parts of the series here. Part 8 When Brady Sullivan and his second chair, Barbara Martin, arrived for opening statements, they were met with a sea of...

Mongol: The Trial of David Martinez — Parts 6 & 7

On today’s podcast we present Parts Six and Seven of Mongol, our exclusive new Crime Story series written and read by Molly Miller that tells the story of the tragic killing of a police officer and the complex search for truth and justice in the aftermath of his death. You can find all of the previously published parts of the series here. Part 6 Tensions sparked when Brady Sullivan presented Martinez with the evidence that he had shot Shaun Diamond. After speaking...

Mongol: The Trial of David Martinez — Parts 4 & 5

On today’s podcast we present Parts Four and Five of Mongol, our exclusive new Crime Story series written and read by Molly Miller that tells the story of the tragic killing of a police officer and the complex search for truth and justice in the aftermath of his death. You can find all of the previously published parts of the series here. Part 4 At David Martinez’s arraignment, he peered through the shining bars of the defendant holding dock and squinted at...

Mongol: The Trial of David Martinez — Parts 2 & 3

On today’s podcast we present Parts Two and Three of Mongol, our exclusive new Crime Story series written and read by Molly Miller that tells the story of the tragic killing of a police officer and the complex search for truth and justice in the aftermath of his death. You can find all of the previously published parts of the series here. Part 2 The shot rang out.  Chaos erupted. Medics swarmed the porch. The SWAT team invaded the...