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Josh Griffith is an American soap opera writer and producer.

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Career

During the WGA strike, he took over as Head Writer of CBS Daytimes The Young and the Restless. To do this, he accepted Financial core status with the WGA. Maria Arena Bell, a former writer at The Bold and the Beautiful and daughter-in-law of Y&R creator William J. Bell & Lee Phillip Bell, joined him as Co-Head Writer.

In August 2008, Griffith was fired from his executive producer duties by Barbara Bloom and Steven Kent of Sony Pictures Television. [1]

Positions held

As the World Turns (hired by Hogan Sheffer)

  • Script Writer: April 12, 2005 - June 29, 2006

One Life to Live

  • Associate Head Writer: 1991 - 1994, March 23, 2004 - September 28, 2004
  • Co-Head Writer: 1994 - 1995, March 10, 2003 - March 21, 2004
  • Head Writer: February 3, 2003 - March 7, 2003

Santa Barbara

  • Breakdown Writer: 1988 - 1991
  • Script Writer: 1988 - 1991

Sunset Beach

The Young and the Restless (hired by Barbara Bloom)

  • Breakdown Writer: July 13, 2006 - October 2006
  • Creative Consultant: July 7, 2006 - September 2006
  • Co-Executive Producer: October 2006 - January 28, 2008
  • Head writer: December 26, 2007 - April 21, 2008
  • Executive Producer: January 29, 2008 - October 2, 2008

General Hospital (hired by Brian Frons; fired by Robert Guza Jr.)

  • Story Consultant: July 2009 - August 21, 2009
  • Breakdown Writer: August 7-17, 2009
  • Script Writer: August 21, 2009

Writing history

Preceded by
Lynn Marie Latham
Scott Hamner (co-HW)
Head Writer of The Young and the Restless
(with Maria Arena Bell)

December 26, 2007 - April 21, 2008
Succeeded by
Maria Arena Bell
Scott Hamner

Awards and nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards NOMINATIONS

  • (2006; Best Writing; ATWT)
  • (1992, 1994, 1995, 1996; Best Writing; OLTL)
  • (1989-1991; Best Writing; SB)

WINS

  • (1994; Best Writing; OLTL)
  • (1989 and 1991; Best Writing; SB)

Writers Guild of America Award

  • WGA NOMINATIONS: (2006 Season; Y&R); (2005 Season; ATWT); (1992, 1994, 2003 Season; OLTL); (1990 and 1991 Season; SB); (1997 Season; Sunset Beach)

WGA WINS: (1992 Season; OLTL); (1990 and 1991 Season; SB)

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References

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