Mark Goffman

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Mark Goffman is an American television writer and producer. He served as executive producer for USA Network’s TV series White Collar and also served as showrunner for seasons 1 and 2 on Fox’s Sleepy Hollow.[1] Goffman started his TV writing career in 2002, as a staff writer on The West Wing. In 2006, he joined NBC’s Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, where he was a producer and in charge of the writers' room. He has been nominated for two Writers Guild of America Awards.[2]

Goffman began writing professionally in Brussels, for the magazine Commerce in Belgium. He went on to Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government to receive a masters in public policy. He has written speeches for state and federally elected officials, consulted to the United States Department of State and the White House.[3]

Goffman has a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Emory University and served as a Masters Thesis Advisor, Fiction Writing Program, at Johns Hopkins University.

Goffman also wrote and directed the critically acclaimed feature documentary, Dumbstruck, a film about ventriloquists, which was released in Spring 2011 by Magnolia Pictures.[4]

Goffman’s play, Me Too, produced by David O. Sacks, premiered at the Stella Adler Theater in Hollywood.[5]


  1. ^ Gachman, Dina (2013, June 27). "Showrunner spotlight: Mark Goffman, Sleepy Hollow." SSN Insider.
  2. ^ Mark Goffman on IMDb
  3. ^ "Alumni Shorts". HKS Bulletin. Kennedy School of Government. Autumn 2002. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Dumbstruck Official Website". 
  5. ^ Rennie, Adrian (May 2006). "Theater Review: Me Too". Maestro. 

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