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The Girl On Fire: Executive Story Editor Jamie Pachino

Credit: Maia Rosenfeld PhotographyCredit: Maia Rosenfeld PhotographyMandrake: \ˈman-ˌdrāk\ A plant in the nightshade family that allegedly has roots that resemble human form.

NBC on a Talent Search for Funny People with Comedy Playground

At a press conference in Pasadena, Calif., NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke announced “NBC Comedy Playground,” a talent-search initiative to find the next class of fresh comedic voices. Offering a broadcast commitment to the winners for summer 2015, NBC will invite aspiring comedy writers to pitch their ideas to a an all-star panel.

Sarah Heyward: Inside the 'Girls' Writers' Room

Years spent mastering the art of character and story pacing combined with an almost freakishly lucky break is how Sarah Heyward landed one of the most coveted writing jobs in Los Angeles. The youngest writer on HBO’s Girls besides show creator Lena Dunham, 29-year-old Heyward graduated from Harvard in 2006 then spent a year in New York as a nanny and interning at The Paris Review lit

State of the Union: Christopher Keyser

Breaking into television, film, and new media writing is undeniably a challenge, but once you’re in, standardized wages, required pension and health coverage, and residuals keep writers in business. Fighting for those benefits is the Writers Guild of America, a union that lobbies for adequate compensation for writers.

Ben Blacker: Pitching a Television Series

Regardless of how innovative your concept or brilliant your script, you’ve got to convince a television network that your project is worth pursuing to see it on air.

Pitch Perfect

The ATX Television Festival kicks off in Austin, Texas this weekend and for those who are just itching to unleash their brilliant pilot ideas onto the world, the fest means one thing—the chance to make it big. This year, ATX is adding a pitch competition wherein those looking to break into Hollywood can present their television show ideas to a panel of judges that include Bill Lawrence,

Time for a Change: Kip Pastor

In Organic We Trust is the latest release from Kip Pastor, a producer, writer, and director who traveled quite an interesting road to his career in film.

Novel Idea: Noah Hawley

Noah Hawley never climbed the corporate latter. Starting out as a fiction book writer, Hawley made the leap to writing screenplays, then television episodes, then pilots.

Laugh Track: Laurie Kilmartin

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling dominate prime time comedy, but the late night circuit is still a man’s world.