Ty Coughenour was born and raised in Port Angeles Washington. After high school, he received the Gates Millenium Scholarship to attend the University of California - Los Angeles. While attending college, Ty wrote/directed films that premiered at film festivals across the country, interned at the Fox Studio Lot under Simon Kinberg's production company (Genre Films), worked in a writer's think tank creating original content for Nash Entertainment and worked with Native American youth as a counselor for the American Indian Student Association as he's a member of the Lummi tribe in Bellingham, Washington. He gradauted Phi Beta Kappa in 2011 and continued to work in production in Los Angeles. While in Los Angeles, he produced a series of nationally syndicated commercials along with managing event coverage at multiple film studios. Ty moved to Seattle in 2013 and began working at Mighty Media Studios. During his time at Mighty Media Studios, he has produced hundreds of video projects including the 2016 Political Conventions, the Batman vs. Superman red carpet premiere in New York City, the Microsoft Skypeathon's from 2015 onward, the We Day Connect webcasts, the Access Magic talk show series and created the NFL sports talk show Fan Face Off which earned him a Northwest Regional Emmy for Interactivity for television programming. While at Mighty Media, he has continued his work as a screenwriter/director by being accepted into the Sundance Writing Fellowship in 2015 and in 2018 he wrote/produced/directed a short film in 2018 that showed at the Oregon, San Diego and Phoenix film festival where it won "Best Native American Short Film." Ty specializes in live video production, interactivity, webcasting and pursues screenwriting/directing in his free time outside of Mighty Media.