On June 7th, 2017 Native TV Writers Lab participants met with CBS Entertainment Diversity executives Tiffany Smith Anoa’i and Jeanne Mau. Tiffany and Jeanne discussed the CBS writing programs, industry expectations and the next step for the writers. The participants inquired about representation opportunities, developing industry relationships, and creating new opportunities. Great thanks to Tiffany and Jeanne for speaking with the group.
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.