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Write to TV, 2nd Edition by Martie Cook

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HOW TO GET WORK AS A TELEVISION WRITER

 

“Ideally, you can write your way in. Television is a hungry script monster that needs new product every hour of every day. In television, the writer is king…and rich. If you have a personality that is a force of nature and an ego that is rock-solid and don’t mind hearing no, then become a producer. If you are good at critiquing and/or selling things, try becoming a TV agent…or selling houses. No matter which way you choose, it will be an uphill climb. If it was easy, everyone would do it. Work hard, believe in yourself… oh, and work hard. You make your own luck.” — Emmy nominee Peter Jankowski, president and chief operating officer, Wolf film, executive producer, Law and Order: Special ...

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