Christopher Whitesell

Christopher Whitesell

Christopher Whitesell is an American television soap opera writer. He has served as either co-head writer, associate head writer, or a breakdown writer on the shows he's worked on.

Contents

Positions held

Another World

  • Associate Head Writer: 1988–1991, 1995 – 1996

As the World Turns

Days of our Lives

  • Associate Head Writer: 2000–2001
  • Co-Head Writer: October 2008 – June 13, 2011 (hired by Gary Tomlin)

General Hospital

  • Co-Head Writer: May – December 5, 1997
  • Associate Head Writer: 1997

Guiding Light

  • Breakdown Writer: 1984–1986

One Life to Live

  • Co-Head Writer: 2001 – January 31, 2003
  • Associate Head Writer: 1993–1995 (hired by Michael Malone)

Sunset Beach

  • Co-Head Writer: January 1998 – December 31, 1999

The Young and the Restless

  • Breakdown Writer: June 21, 2011 – Present

Awards and nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards

NOMINATIONS

  • (2006; Best Writing; As The World Turns)
  • (1995 & 2002; Best Writing; One Life To Live)
  • (1989; Best Writing; Another World)
  • (1985; Best Writing; Guiding Light)

WINS

  • (2004–2005; Best Writing; As The World Turns)
  • (1994; Best Writing; One Life To Live)
  • (1986; Best Writing; Guiding Light)

Writers Guild of America Award

NOMINATIONS

  • 2005 season; As The World Turns
  • 2001 season; Days of our Lives
  • 1997 & 1998 season; General Hospital
  • 1997 season; Another World
  • 1994 season; One Life To Live
  • 1984 & 1985 season; Guiding Light

HW history

Preceded by
Megan McTavish
Head Writer of One Life to Live (with Lorraine Broderick)
2001–2003
Succeeded by
Michael Malone and Josh Griffith
Preceded by
Dena Higley, Victor Gialanella and Rick Draughon
Head Writer of Days of our Lives (with Dena Higley)
October 13, 2008–June 13, 2011
Succeeded by
Dena Higley

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