LOS ANGELES – Writer Aiah Samba, managed by STORIES INTERNATIONAL, was named by 21st Century Fox Global Inclusion as a participant in its seventh annual Fox Writers Lab. The program takes eight writers through an immersive four-month curriculum that strengthens the pipeline of original storytellers on Fox television shows.
The writers will receive feedback and guidance on their scripts through interactive “master classes” and will engage in guest speaker sessions with experienced writers, showrunners and directors. They also will be coached by Joe Rogers at Executive Reboot LLC, and receive mentoring from executives at Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox 21, FX and 20th Century Fox Television. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive priority staffing meetings for the established Fox Writers Lab Staff Writer position on Fox entertainment productions.
Notable Fox Writers Lab alumni include Lena Waithe, Emmy-winning writer of Master of None and creator, executive producer and writer of The Chi; Ed Gonzalez, co-writer of feature film All Eyes on Me; Cindy Fang, staff writer on Rush Hour and Fresh Off the Boat; JaSheika James and JaNeika James, executive story editors on Empire; and Ester Lou Weithers, staff writer on Star and Pitch.
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