Jonathan Igla

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Jonathan Igla
Occupation(s)Writer, producer
Years active2010–present
Notable workMad Men

Jonathan Igla is a writer and producer. He is currently the head writer and executive producer for the Disney+ series Hawkeye.[1] Igla has written and produced for numerous shows, including Mad Men, Pitch, Sorry for Your Loss, Shut Eye, and Bridgerton.


Igla is most well known for his work on the AMC series Mad Men. He began as a writer in 2010 and ended up as an executive story editor.[2] In 2015, he wrote for the Showtime series Masters of Sex.[3][4] In 2016, he was a writer and co-producer for the show Pitch.[5][6] The following year, he worked as a writer and producer for the second season of Shut Eye, writing two episodes.[7] He served as a supervising producer and writer for the Facebook Watch drama series Sorry for Your Loss.[7] In 2020, he co-produced the Netflix period drama Bridgerton.[8] In September 2019, it was announced that he would be the head writer and showrunner for the Disney+ show Hawkeye, which is set to premiere in November 2021.[1] In 2021, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series.[9]


Year Title Credited as Notes
Writer Producer
2010–15 Mad Men Yes No Wrote 6 episodes, also story editor and executive story editor
2015 Masters of Sex Yes No "High Anxiety"
2016 Pitch Yes Yes Co-producer, wrote "Wear It"
2017 Shut Eye Yes Yes Wrote 2 episodes
2018 Sorry for Your Loss Yes Yes Supervising producer, wrote "17 Unheard Messages"
2018 Age of Sail Yes No Short film
2020 Bridgerton No Yes Co-executive producer
2021 Hawkeye Yes Executive Creator, wrote 2 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref(s)
2011 OFTA Television Award Best Writing in a Drama Series Mad Men Won
2011 Writers Guild of America Awards Drama Series Won [10]
2013 OFTA Television Award Best Writing in a Drama Series Nominated
2013 Writers Guild of America Awards Drama Series Nominated [11]
2014 OFTA Television Award Best Writing in a Drama Series Won
2014 Writers Guild of America Awards Drama Series Nominated [11]
2015 Nominated [11]
Episodic Drama (for "A Day's Work") Nominated [11]
2016 Drama Series Won [11]
2021 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Drama Series Bridgerton Nominated [9]


  1. ^ a b Kit, Borys (September 6, 2019). "Marvel's 'Hawkeye' Series Finds Its Writer With 'Mad Men' Scribe (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 8, 2021.
  2. ^ Gemmill, Allie (September 9, 2019). "Disney+ Series Hawkeye Taps Mad Men's Jonathan Igla to Write, Produce". Collider. Retrieved May 8, 2021.
  3. ^ Sherlock, Ben (December 10, 2019). "Disney+'s Hawkeye: 5 Things That Have Been Confirmed (And 5 Fan Theories)". ScreenRant. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  4. ^ Stanhope, Kate (July 19, 2016). "Tara Lipinski Figure Skating Drama Series in the Works at Hulu". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  5. ^ Schaefer, Sandy (March 6, 2020). "Marvel's Hawkeye Disney+ Show Moving Forward, Adds Two New Writers". ScreenRant. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  6. ^ Abbate, Jake (March 6, 2020). "Marvel Studios Hawkeye Series Adds Two New Writers". Superhero Hype!. Archived from the original on March 7, 2020. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  7. ^ a b Hersko, Tyler (September 6, 2019). "'Mad Men' Alum Jonathan Igla to Write 'Hawkeye' Series at Disney+". IndieWire. Retrieved May 8, 2021.
  8. ^ Barnhardt, Adam (May 29, 2021). "Hawkeye Directors Celebrate Finishing First Edits of Disney+ Series". ComicBook. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  9. ^ a b "Jonathan Igla - Emmy Awards, Nominations and Wins". Primetime Emmy Awards. Retrieved August 2, 2021.
  10. ^ "The List of the 2011 Writers Guild Award Winners [Full List]". Script Magazine. February 7, 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  11. ^ a b c d e "Writers Guild Awards Winners & Nominees 2020-2013". Writers Guild of America Awards. Archived from the original on August 19, 2017. Retrieved August 9, 2021.

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