“All My Children” and “One Life To Live” are back which means more jobs for soap writers!
“AMC” is returning with Marlene McPherson and Elizabeth Snyder as the show’s Co-Head Writers. Their writing staff will consist of former “AMC” writers: Chip Hayes, Lisa Connor, and Rebecca Taylor.
Former ABC Daytime executive Sue Johnson is also part of the writing staff – this will be her first soap opera writing gig. Hayes, Connor, and Taylor were with “AMC” when the show ended in 2011.
The duo of Thom Racina and Susan Bedsow Horgan will lead the “OLTL” writing team as Co-Head Writers. Their writing staff will consist of: Jessica Klein, Alex Douglas, and Jeff Wilber. Klein was Head Writer of “As The World Turns” in 1997. Douglas and Wilber are daytime newcomers.
At “Days of our Lives,” David Cherrill is replacing David A. Levinson on the scriptwriting team. Cherrill is returning after writing for the show from December 26, 2008 – June 29, 2011.
Over at “The Young and The Restless,” scriptwriter Teresa Zimmerman was let go.