Lecturer of Screenwriting
Alana Sanko is an award-winning creator and producer, who has written and developed for comedy, drama and animated series, as well as TV movie and network and cable pilots across multiple platforms. Her Nickelodeon series, Just for Kicks, which she developed with Executive Producer Whoopi Goldberg, won her a WGA Award and the animated MTV series Spy Groove, that she was Head Writer on, received an Annie Nomination. Alana has written on numerous writing staffs. Her credits include the produced ABC comedy pilot, See Jayne Run, the Disney Channel Original Movie Get a Clue and the acclaimed CBS television series Murphy Brown, which was named on the WGA’s list of 101 Best TV Series. Alana has also written for many children’s series and is currently an executive producer on an independent feature that is in development.