Shelly Altman

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Michelle "Shelly" Altman is an American soap opera writer.[1] She has been the associate head writer of numerous American daytime soap operas, including Another World, General Hospital and One Life to Live. She is currently serving as head writer of The Young and the Restless alongside Jean Passanante.

Positions held[edit]

Another World

  • Associate head writer: 1995 - 1999

General Hospital

  • Associate head writer: August 10, 2011 – January 6, 2012; February 21, 2012 – February 28, 2013
  • Co-head writer: January 9 – February 20, 2012

One Life to Live

  • Associate head writer: 1999 - February 22, 2008; May 2, 2008 – September 20, 2011

The Young and the Restless

  • Co-head writer: March 18 – November 1, 2013
  • Head writer: November 4, 2013 – present

Awards and nominations[edit]

Daytime Emmy Awards

Win

Nominations

  • (2002, 2006, 2009; Best Writing; One Life To Live)
  • (1996; Best Writing; Another World)
  • (2012, 2013; Best Writing; General Hospital)

Writers Guild of America Award

Nominations

  • (2003 and 2005 season; One Life To Live)
  • (1997 season; Another World)
Preceded by
Garin Wolf
Head Writer of General Hospital (with Garin Wolf)
January 9, 2012 - February 20, 2012
Succeeded by
Ron Carlivati
Preceded by
Josh Griffith
Tracey Thomson
Head Writer of The Young and the Restless (with Josh Griffith: 3/18/13-11/1/13)
(with Tracey Thomson)
(with Jean Passanante: 12/23/13-present)

March 18, 2013 - Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hollywood Creative Directory 49. Hollywood Creative Directory. September 2003. p. 358. ISBN 978-1-928936-26-8. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "35 th ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY ® AWARDS PRESENTED AT STAR-STUDDED GALA ON ABC". National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 5 April 2011.