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Today is all about mentors, pitching, pilots, and breaking in! In a new topical format, today’s podcast with TV writer-producer Kam Miller is sure to help your career… buckle up!

Kam Miller is a TV writer-producer who has created pilots for FOX, CBS, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Television, and Universal Cable Productions. She wrote for the long-running show Law & Order: SVU as well as the short-lived show Killer Instinct. Her first feature, The Iris Effect, was produced while she was at USC film school. She also wrote and directed Descendents of Eden, a sci-fi short film that premiered at the San Diego Comic-Con Film Festival.

As a grad student, she created the highly successful USC First Pitch, the official pitch festival for the USC School of Cinematic Arts. As an alumnae, she co- created USC First Team, a program that shepherds teams of writers, directors, and producers through development and takes feature projects out to the industry.

Currently, Kam is attached to the TV project Grave Sight, which is based on True Blood author Charlaine Harris’ Harper Connelly book series. Kam is attached to another pilot with the producers of Saving Grace and The Glades. She also is finishing her first novel, Myth of Crime.

On her blog, Glass half-full in Hollywood, Kam shares insights from other film and TV industry professionals about how they keep their glasses half-full in a town that can be draining. You can find it at Follow Kam on twitter: @kammotion.

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Graham “Gray” Jones is a seasoned TV editor/writer located in Valencia, California (on the northern outskirts of LA). He has an honors Screenwriting BFA from York University, where he graduated with distinction in 1994.

He hosted one of the world’s leading TV-themed podcasts, "Chuck vs. the Podcast," about NBC’s Chuck, and currently hosts the "TV Writer Podcast," in partnership with Script Magazine.

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