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Michael Jamin is a writer and showrunner who has been writing since 1996. In 1997 Michael was hired to work on NBC’s Just Shoot Me as a story editor. He would then serve as co-producer on the show for 36 episodes. From 2001 to 2006 Michael worked on King of the Hill, where he was co-executive producer for 52 episodes. His first stint as an executive producer and showrunner was from 2009 to 2011 on Glenn Martin, DDS, a stop-motion animated series airing on Nick at Nite and starred Kevin Nelson, Judy Greer, and Catherine O’Hara.
From 2013 to 2016 Michael served as executive producer and showrunner on IFC’s Maron, starring the one and only Marc Maron. Michael’s work also includes Beavis and Butthead, Wilfred, Brickleberry, Rules of Engagement, Out of Practice, Lopez, Rhett and Link’s Buddy System, and so much more. Currently, Michael is a co-executive producer on Tacoma F.D. where he and his longtime writing partner, Sivert Glarum, have just finished writing season 4. Michael hosts Screenwriters Need to Hear This, a podcast to help aspiring writers, actors, and directors understand the business from the perspective of an experienced television writer like himself.
After working as a sitcom writer for the past 26 years, Michael wanted to try something new and grew his social media following by posting daily screenwriting tips on his Instagram and TikTok where he has amassed nearly 250k followers in the past 8 months. He’s currently working on his new one-man show, a stage reading of his forthcoming collection of personal essays entitled A Paper Orchestra which opens in Los Angeles this summer.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/industry-standard-w-barry-katz/support