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Peter Murrieta is an esteemed Emmy-winning writer and Deputy Director at the Sidney Poitier New American Film School.He is the mastermind behind two highly successful and beloved shows, "Mr. Iglesias" on Netflix and "Wizards of Waverly Place" on Disney. The latter, in particular, played a pivotal role in catapulting the young and talented Selena Gomez into the global spotlight, setting the stage for her rise to superstardom.

Murrieta has produced 300+ hours of television content. Each project reflects his commitment to creating shows that not only achieve mainstream success but also serve as platforms for talented LatinX actors to shine. 

Murrieta's acclaimed series "Greetings from Tucson," holds the distinction of being one of the first shows to feature a diverse, bi-racial family as its central theme. Set in Murrieta's native Arizona, the show offered a fresh and authentic perspective, resonating deeply with audiences.

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