Carole Kirschner, Director of WGA Showrunner Training Program, CBS Diversity Writers Program, and Career Coach has a passion for helping writers, producers, directors and executives break in and move up in the entertainment industry.

Having worked as a senior level television development executive for eighteen years (including her posts at CBS and as head of Steven Spielberg’s first Amblin Television), Carole has heard over 3,000 pitches, bought hundreds of projects and was involved in developing dozens of television series.

She has hired scores of Hollywood professionals and helped hundreds of talented, ambitious people break into and move up in the industry.

Now, as an entertainment career coach and international speaker, she teaches creative professionals how to navigate the often mystifying field of show business. Through her popular workshops, Carole provides real world strategies so writers, producers, directors and executives can thrive in Hollywood.

Her book, Hollywood Game Plan: How to Land a Job in Film, TV and Digital Entertainment, published by Michael Wiese Publishing, is assigned as a textbook in film/television classes at various colleges and universities throughout the U.S.