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Roger Wolfson

Roger Wolfson
Roger Wolfson
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Screenwriting

Roger Wolfson has risen to positions of prominence in the fields of entertainment, politics, news, and law. He is a professional television and film writer who has written for five network TV series. He currently runs a TV series on Crackle about the U.S. Embassy in Rome, and has sold eight original television series of his own to studios including Sony, ABC, CBS, Universal Cable Productions and A&E, as well as to networks including CBS, Bravo, and Lifetime. He has been staff for four U.S. Senators, written speeches for presidential candidates, been Vice President of Channel One News, founded his own strategic consulting firm and worked as a civil rights attorney.

Wolfson was a staff writer on Ed Zuckerman and Paul Attanasio’s CBS series Century City, starring Viola Davis.  His episode, “To Know Her,” became the first episode aired after the pilot. Wolfson then wrote for Law and Order: SVU, and went on to write for The Closer, where his episode “Fantasy Date” garnered Kyra Sedgewick her first Emmy Nomination. He also wrote for TNT’’s Saving Grace, starring Holly Hunter, and USA’s Fairly Legal.  Wolfson has developed TV series with producers Neal Moritz, Dennis Leary, Charlize Theron, Meryl Poster, Peter Tolan, and Heroes creator Tim Kring.