Nickelodeon Reaches Out to Underrepresented Writers and Artists With Mentorship Program

Sarah Allan, an alumna of the 2018-19 writers class, had been working as a nanny and taking writing courses with UCLA Extension when she heard about Nick’s program. “I thought it was the perfect merger of all the time I spent with kids and my writing passions, so I applied,” she recalls. Allan says participants were encouraged to work on their own material while in the program. “I wound up completing four scripts during that time and got lots of notes and guidance.” Now she’s a writer on the upcoming Nick show “Big Nate.” – Variety, February 24, 2021


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