Where are you from and what inspired you to become a television writer?

I grew up in Toronto, Canada. As I pretty much grew up on TV sets I don’t think I ever really had a choice in the matter. TV is all I know. My father is a television director – and I would have to say the strongest influence in my life. I would follow him to every set he’d let me. And now I’m working on a project that I wrote and he directed… Full circle, I suppose.

What Spec did you write to get into the workshop?

I, along with my writing partner, Julia Cohen, wrote Grey’s Anatomy

What Spec did you write while you were in the workshop?

Ugly Betty

Who is your all time favorite television character and why?

It’s hard to pinpoint this one – I think I’ve gone through stages; Oscar the Grouch was always a favorite when I was a kid, but so was Rudy Huxtable from “The Cosby Show”, In my teen years I dreamt of writing for Angela Chase from “My So Called Life”, In my early twenties it was probably Samantha Jones from “Sex and the City”, and more recently it would have to be a Jack Donaghy from “30 Rock”.