From Aspiring TV Writer to Employed TV Writer

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Carole Kirschner (WGA, CBS) moderates this panel of past mentees, all of whom now work in television, to learn how they prepared themselves for success and seized the opportunity when it arrived.


What you can learn.

  • Hear working writers talk about how they got their start in television
  • Discover how personal relationships and networking can propel your career forward
  • Learn about how mentorship and fellowship programs provide support and resources
  • Get tips on good resources to prepare yourself for fellowship applications

About this course:

Hear how three aspiring writers landed in the writer’s room in this panel moderated by WGA Showrunner Training Program Director and CBS Diversity Fellowship Creator Carole Kirschner. Ms. Kirschner speaks with three of her past mentees, Niceole Levy (Cloak and Dagger, Shades of Blue), Elaine Loh (Dynasty, Gossip Girl), and Paula Sabbaga (Dynasty). Panelists will discuss the impact of mentorship, personal and professional relationships, and their preparation in craft as key elements that helped them find success. Enrollment open only to WP NOW members.
Please Note

Enrollment in this course is restricted to WP NOW members.

The Writers’ Program Network of Writers (WP NOW) is a membership program that offers exclusive access to an exceptional roster of discounts and benefits, including members-only networking and professional development opportunities, for one low annual fee.

To learn more or to purchase a membership, visit WP NOW.


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