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Friend Request


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Sep 4, 2023

Lizzie Donaldson is a writer and television writer from Pittsburgh. She discusses growing up with her head in books and how that love of the written word transformed into a dream career. Lizzie also talks about climbing her way up the ladder in Hollywood from a Production Assistant to an Executive Story Editor on Black-ish, a show so good it won a Peabody Award! Justin and Lizzie then discuss the current WGA (Writer's Guild of America) Strike in Hollywood and what it all means for all of us content consumers sitting at home, especially as the Fall TV season is slated to get quite a delayed start. Lizzie talks about the concerns with AI (Artificial Intelligence) and staffing depletions, as well as how we can help the out of work crews during this time. Finally, Lizzie talks about her upcoming adventure at the Grand Canyon, and why she has been doing 16-mile hikes in the mountains. 

To help the out of work crew and to find out more, visit http://www.entertainmentcommunity.org 

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