Magdalena served as a Development Executive at Michael Phillips' Lighthouse Productions where she oversaw development on several properties, including "Earth Abides" and "Starlight." She liaised with writers, directors and executives, and brought in projects such as "I am a Vampire," based on a short story by Richard Matheson.

Previously, Magdalena assisted agents Matt Leipzig and Jordan Bayer at Original Artists, where in addition to her daily tasks she also brought in four clients and connected several writers with writing assignments. She also spent time at ABC in various capacities and got her start assisting director Agnieszka Holland.