Thursday, 16 March 2017 05:48

2017 Writers on the Verge program

Sponsoring Organization




North Hollywood, CA





As part of the company’s 2017 Writers on the Verge program, NBCUniversal is now accepting applications for aspiring writers. Writers that are selected will be invited to join a 12-week program focused on polishing writers and preparing them for a position a TV series.

“We are looking for writers who are “almost there” but need that final bit of preparation with their writing and personal presentation skills. We particularly encourage writers of diverse backgrounds to apply.”

Writers will have the chance to attend two-night classes at NBCUniversal in Universal City, California. Once accepted, students must attend all classes and turn in all written assignments.

Classes concentrate on creating exceptional material to enhance their portfolio, and understanding the dynamics of pitching oneself in the television industry. Writers are given the chance to interact with industry players ranging from network executives to show runners to agents and receive valuable feedback on their work and pitch style.

Past participants in the program have worked on hit shows including The Blacklist, Marlon, Community, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Chicago Fire, and Parenthood. 

How to Submit


The submission window is open MAY 1st, 2017 – MAY 31st, 2017 at 11:59pm PT.



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