How to get a Job as a Television WriterGetting a job as a TV writer
The Writers Guild Foundation's book Doing It For Money is a good start: ISBN The Agony and Ecstasy of Writing and Surviving in Hollywood published by Daryl G. Nickens ISBN 1-931290-58-X. In order to actually be hired as a TV writer, I can't talk about it....yet...but one of these days I'll...I just know!
As a writer, TV can be very hard. But there are probably more possibilities on TV now than ever before in the story. The number of available mainstreaming sites and networking sites is higher than ever before, and the distribution of genuine footage from streams such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube Red and so on has provided some genuine possibilities for young authors.
However, to get these possibilities, you need entry, and to get entry, you need a representative. They can take part in competitions, go to bidding competitions, connect and look for ways to participate in the extremely infrequent open competition, but there are no warranties and no magical tablets to ingest.
Of course, I know that the answer was not: "How to become a TV writer", but I just give advice: Of course, go to university, practise and become as much as possible an authority on that. Draw everything that puts you in the line of fire and makes you stand out.
The Wire and other shows were written by David Simon, a long-time journalist, before he went on television. Amazon's banner designer Jill Soloway went to movie academy but wrote as a journalist for an alternate news weekly when her work drew someone on Six Foot Under and she was asked to do a job.
Readley Arfin, who worked on Girls and Brooklyn 99 before co-creating the Netflix show Love, worked for Vice and later transformed her column into a novel that drew Lena Dunham, who engaged her. But I seldom get to know someone who breaks in this way.