Author Archives: Gray Jones

Gray Jones

About Gray Jones

Gray Jones is an L.A. based reality/doc TV editor/writer with credits on 210 television episodes and counting. Author of the book, How To Break in To TV Writing, he is a world-renowned podcast producer and host, currently producing the TV Writer Podcast in partnership with Script Magazine. Gray also runs the TV Writer Twitter Database, the world’s largest database of TV writers on Twitter, and is the former host of Chuck vs. the Podcast, the world's #1 TV-themed podcast, for NBC's Chuck. Gray co-founded the weekly TVWriterChat, sister of ScriptChat. Originally from Canada, Gray has an honors BFA in Screenwriting from York University in Toronto, where he graduated in 1994.

TV Writer Podcast 071 – Vivi Anna / Tawny Stokes

What are your excuses for not writing? This week we meet Vivi Anna / Tawny Stokes, a successful novelist and screenwriter, who writes and publishes mountains of material while being a single mom and homeschooling her teenage daughter! Vivi Anna is an award-winning Canadian multi-published author in paranormal romance, urban fantasy,...

TV Writer Podcast 070 – Angela Ackerman (The Emotion Thesaurus)

Whether you’re a feature or TV writer, actor, or novelist, The Emotion Thesaurus is an indispensable tool for your arsenal. Find out why, in this week’s insightful interview with co-author Angela Ackerman! Angela Ackerman lives in Calgary, Alberta with her husband and two teen boys. A lover of mystery and mythology,...

TV Writer Podcast 066 – Jenny Frankfurt (Highstreet Management)

This week Gray talks all about management, with special guest Jenny Frankfurt. Jenny Frankfurt is a film and television literary manager/producer who owns the company Highstreet Management in Los Angeles. She currently represents such writing talent as Sterling Anderson, David Madsen, Norma Vela, Joel Thomas, Malcolm Kohll, Jill Campbell, Crystal Hubbard,...

TV Writer Podcast 065 – Stephanie Palmer (Good in a Room)

All about the pitch! This week our special guest is Stephanie Palmer, who wrote the definitive book on pitching, Good in a Room. Stephanie Palmer helps creative people learn to pitch ideas and sell their projects. Stephanie founded Good in a Room in 2005 and is the author of the book...

TV Writer Podcast 064 – Director Bradley Walsh (Beauty and the Beast)

Proof that directing a showcase film works, this week features an in-person video interview at the studio of director Bradley Walsh. After graduating from York University, director Bradley Walsh was a very successful music video director. He then moved to commercials, but yearned to tell more dramatic stories. It wasn’t until...

TV Writer Podcast 063 – Bob DeRosa (Killers, White Collar)

We’re debunking more Hollywood myths today! Bob DeResoa, writer of the hit feature ‘Killers‘ and the hit USA show ‘White Collar,’ has lots to say about the things we believe and shouldn’t. Photo Credit: Blake Gardner Where Bob DeRosa comes from, nice guys finish first. The Florida-born screenwriter recently finished his...