That time Deb Dana was attacked by a monkey

I would like to tell you about the time I was attacked by a monkey. It was mid-April in 2007, and I was in India as part of my job working as a field producer for the PBS Nightly Business Report. I had traveled abroad, along with my bureau chief and our trusty videographer, for a series and special we were producing on the Indian economy. For two weeks, we…

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Deb Elise’s Actual Writer’s Block

This is my Writer’s Block. I received it as a gift, when I was just starting out in TV.  I was a Writers’ Assistant on Saved by the Bell: The New Class, which meant my job was to sit in the room with all the Writers, type up their thoughts and ideas, input their changes into the scripts as they gang-rewrote them, then make sure everything was formatted properly so…

Monday, February 28, 2011