Kathy Buchanan

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Kathy Buchanan
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Episode Characters Played 8
Episode Appearances 10
Episodes Written 117
Episodes Directed 64
Episodes Produced 3
Books Written 7
Podcast Appearances 22
Documentary Appearances 1

Avery Award Winner!
Kathy Buchanan has won one Avery Awards for Best Script!
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Kathy Buchanan (née Wierenga) received her Bachelor's Degree from Taylor University and a Master's in Biblical Counseling from Colorado Christian University. She has written ten books for children and teens, maintains a counseling practice, and has loved writing and directing for Odyssey for over fifteen years. In 2018, her Odyssey episode One More Name received the Audio Theatre Central Seneca Award for Best Script. She is known for saying the phrase that created the inside joke of "Mitch will marry Connie when cats become extinct" when she came on the podcast in 2010.

Kathy has authored two novels in *The Brio Series* for teenage girls: Double Exposure and Croutons For Breakfast, as well as one devotional for girls titled Want More?. Kathy is an aunt of two nieces and one nephew. Kathy lives in Colorado Springs with her three daughters Jaslyn, Maleah, and Isabella and two adopted sons Michel and Divin. She enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and camping. Kathy was married to Sean Buchanan until he passed away in August 2019 in a tragic motorcycle accident.


In addition to writing for Adventures in Odyssey, Kathy Buchanan also writes for Lamplighter Theater.

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Episodes Written (117) · Episodes Directed (64) · Episodes Produced (3) · Acting (10) · Characters (8) · Books (7) · Podcasts (22) · Documentaries (1)

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Kathy Buchanan has written 117 episodes with an average rating of 90.3%
Kathy Buchanan has directed 64 episodes with an average rating of 90.5%
Kathy Buchanan has produced 3 episodes with an average rating of 90.3%
Kathy Buchanan has appeared in 1 documentary