Josh Singer (screenwriter) is a film and television writer. Singer recently finished writing a screenplay for Participant Films on the Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s role in uncovering the Catholic Church Scandal. Tom McCarthy co-wrote the film and is attached to direct. Singer is currently working on an original feature for Fox in addition to adapting the upcoming, The Fifth Estate. In addition to his work in film, Singer has written and produced episodes of The West Wing, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Lie to Me and Fringe. In 2006, Singer was nominated for a WGA award for his work on the Season Five Finale of The West Wing, a teleplay that addressed the Israeli Palestinian conflict. In 2008, his first teleplay for Law & Order: SVU was recognized at the inaugural Television Academy Honors for considering the role American medical professionals have played in state sponsored torture.