Angela Kang

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Angela Kang
Born Irvine, California
Nationality American
Occupation Television writer
Known for Terriers
The Walking Dead

Angela Kang is an American television writer currently serving as a member of the writing staff on the AMC horror/drama series The Walking Dead.

Early life and career[edit]

Kang was born and raised in Irvine, California, to immigrant working-class parents of Korean descent.[1][2] She received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Theater from Occidental College in Los Angeles, California in 1998, after which she had several short stories and poems published and also wrote a number of plays. She eventually returned to school, where she received a Master of Fine Arts degree in screenwriting from the University of Southern California.[3] Her first job in the television industry came when she worked as an intern for the ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice.[3]

Television career[edit]

Her first job as a staff writer was for the unaired NBC post-apocalyptic series Day One, which she got coming out of graduate school.[3] Shortly thereafter she was hired as a staff writer on the short-lived FX series Terriers, of which she wrote two episodes. In 2011, she joined the writing staff of the acclaimed horror series The Walking Dead as a story editor. She was promoted to producer for season 3.

Terriers episodes[edit]

  • "Ring-a-Ding-Ding" (1.06)
  • "Quid Pro Quo" (1.12) (co-written with Leslye Headland)

The Walking Dead episodes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McIntire, George (Fall 2013). "Day of the Dead". Occidental College Magazine. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Steven Yeun Chats With Two ‘Walking Dead’ Staffers". KoreAm. May 21, 2013. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Jackal (October 22, 2010). "EXCLUSIVE: Angela Kang discusses "Ring-a-Ding-Ding"". Terriers TV. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 

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