Twitter

The Warner Bros. Television Writers' Workshop is Looking for New Talent

Aspiring television writers, fire up your laptops and brew some coffee: The Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) Writers’ Workshop is looking for new talent. (Warner Bros. is a division of Time Warner No. 37 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list)


From May 1 to May 31 the WBTV Writers’ Workshop will be accepting applications from writers looking to start and further their careers in television. Ten lucky applicants will be selected for the program, which runs from October 2017 through April 2018.

Writers accepted into the program participate in weekly lectures from showrunners, directors, actors and agents currently working in television. In addition, each participant will be required to complete a new spec script in a “simulated writers room” under the same deadlines found in a show currently under production. How participants fare during this exercise determines whether they are selected for a possible position on a Warner Bros. show.

While there are no guarantees that participants will land a position, scripts will be reviewed by showrunners the people who make the ultimate decisions.Hear from successful alumni in this series of “back story” interviews.

Applicants are required to submit a spec script, a short compositionand a resume.Check out the full eligibility requirements and submission instructions here. But don’t delay; you only have until 11:59 p.m. PST on May 31 to submit your script.

Latest News

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock

11 Mayors Team Up To Launch New Local Reparations Efforts, Establish Framework for a National Reparations Program

Following an announcement in March that city officials in Evanston, Illinois would begin paying qualifying city residents up to $25,000 in reparations for use on property payments and home repair, and fresh off the government’s announcement of Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday, mayors in 11 additional U.S. cities have announced…

executive boardroom

Black Corporate Board Membership Grew by 32% in the Last Year, but Major Gaps Still Exist

The murder of George Floyd galvanized the need for racial reform and equity in the U.S., and boards have been listening. Data from the consulting firm ISS Corporate Solutions reveals that between July 2020 and May 2021, 32% of individuals newly appointed to the corporate boards within the country’s largest…

Juneteenth National Independence Day Act bill signing

House Passes — and Biden Signs — New Bill To Make Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to designate Juneteenth as a federal holiday, one day after the Senate unanimously voted for its passage. President Biden quickly signed the bill into law on June 17, making this year’s Juneteenth the first national recognition of Black Independence Day in the United…

LGBTQ protection in schools

US Education Department Issues Statement Confirming Title IX Protects LGBTQ Students Against Discrimination

Following an executive order from President Joe Biden directing federal agencies to defend LGBTQ students against discrimination, the Education Department has issued an official statement saying that Title IX does indeed ensure equal protection for LGBTQ students under federal law. Jo Yurcaba of NBC News reported that the Department of…

Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Approves Bill Banning Discussions of Race and Racism Within State’s Schools

Texas lawmakers continue to astound with the number of racist, transphobic laws they are willing to try to write into law.  In the last few months alone, we’ve seen Texas lawmakers draft legislation that would penalize parents who support and help their transgender children access gender-affirming care with jail time…

Cigna building

Cigna and New York Life Expand Eligibility for ‘Brave of Heart Fund’ Grants Supporting Families of Healthcare Workers Who Lost Their Lives in the Fight Against COVID-19

Originally published at cigna.com. Cigna ranked No. 33 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.   On June 17, the foundations of New York Life and Cigna announced that the Brave of Heart Fund, which provides monetary grants to the families of heroic health care workers…