On May 30th, 2017 Native TV Writers Lab participants met with television showrunner Ligiah Villalobos. Ligiah discussed her time at NBC, Nickelodeon, and maintaining a career in the industry.The participants inquired about writing for television, working in a writers room and developing a writing career. Thanks to Ligiah for speaking with the group. Special Thanks to the Southern California Indian Center for hosting the event.
Sponsored by NBCUniversal, CBS Entertainment Diversity, and HBO. The NATIVE AMERICAN TV WRITERS LAB is an intensive scriptwriters workshop that prepares Native Americans for writing careers at major television networks. This lab is designed to address the lack of Native American writers in primetime network TV. The 2017 Lab program dates are May 15th – June 18th, 2017.