Pam Veasey

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Pam Veasey
Born Pamela Renea Veasey
(1962-05-25) May 25, 1962 (age 52)
Pullman, Washington, U.S.
Occupation Television writer, producer and director
Years active 1985–present
Known for Showrunner of CSI: NY
Spouse(s) Marvin Williams
Children 2

Pamela Renea Veasey (born May 25, 1962) is an American television writer, producer and director.

Career[edit]

Veasy was born in Texas[1] before growing up in Pullman, Washington. She later graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in Journalism and Political Science.[2] She began her writing career in 1985, writing an episode of What's Happening Now!! Before that she worked as receptionist behind-the-scenes of the sitcom Gimme a Break!, eventually writing six episodes for the series. In 1990, she became a writer on the sketch comedy series In Living Color, later became head writer, remaining with series until it ended in 1994.[1]

In 1997, Veasey made the decision to transition to drama television, writing an episode Nash Bridges. During the same year she served as an executive producer and consulting producer on the sitcoms Between Brothers and The Gregory Hines Show respectively. From 1999–2000, she produced the comedy-drama series Get Real starring Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway. From the late 1990s to present, Veasey has produced and written for the CBS drama series Martial Law, The District.

In 2004 Veasey became the showrunner of the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation spin off CSI: NY.,[3] a position she would remain in till the show was cancelled in 2013[4]

In 2011, Veasey became the executive producer of The CW drama Ringer starring Sarah Michelle Gellar,[5] a position she would remain on the show till it was officaly cancelled on May 11, 2012.[6]

Veasey is currently in line to become the showrunner of the new CSI spinoff CSI: Cyber, a role she held on CSI: NY.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Veasey was married to Marvin Williams, an assistant football coach at Pomona Pitzer College and her two sons Mason and Avery are also athletes.[2] Veasey and Williams divorced in 2011.

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