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 a breakdown writer on The Young and the Restless after serving as co-head writer alongside Jean Passanante from November 4, 2013-March 18, 2015.

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 – March 18, 2015
  • Breakdown Writer: March 23, 2015 – 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: 12/23/13-3/18/15)
(with Charles Pratt, Jr.: 1/16/15-3/18/15)

March 18, 2013 - March 18, 2015
Succeeded by
Charles Pratt, Jr.
Tracey Thomson

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" (PDF). National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 5 April 2011.