(written from a Production point of view)
Shawna Benson is a writer and producer on Star Trek: Prodigy for Nickelodeon, along with her sister and writing partner, Julie Benson.  Previously, she wrote on the sci-fi drama series The 100 and various titles for DC Comics.
In July 2019, executive producers Kevin and Dan Hageman announced the full writers' room for the Nickelodeon animated project.  Among those revealed to be writing the series are Trollhunters writer-producers Aaron Waltke and Chad Quandt, Black Sails writer Lisa Boyd, Shades of Blue writer Nikhil Jayaram, Erin McNamara, Keith Sweet, and Diandra Pendleton-Thompson.