2013 Writer Access Project

DRAMA 

Dawn Comer Jefferson
Minority Writers 

Dawn Comer Jefferson started as a Walt Disney Writers Program Fellow. Soon after, she received an Emmy nomination for the animated special, Our Friend, Martin, starring James Earl Jones and John Travolta for Fox/DIC Entertainment. Dawn spent several seasons writing on Judging Amy, served as writer/consulting producer on TeenNick’s South of Nowhere, and developed a pilot for Tartikoff/Ebersol at NBC Universal Studios. Selected as a CBS Daytime Diversity Fellow, Dawn wrote an episode of The Young and the Restless and The Bold & the Beautiful for CBS/Bell Dramatic Serial. In both 2011 and 2012, Dawn scripted the Los Angeles Holiday Celebration, a three-hour live variety show at the Dorothy Chandler, broadcast on KCET/online. Dawn co-edited the nonfiction book, Three Ring Circus: How Real Couples Balance Marriage, Work, and Family (Seal Press) and writes in print/online about families and pop culture. Dawn was previously a Writers Access Project Honoree in 2011.

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