Michelle Poteet Lisanti

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Michelle Poteet Lisanti is an American television soap opera writer.

Positions held[edit]

Another World

Days of Our Lives

  • Head Writer: October 10, 1980 - October 20, 1981
  • Breakdown Writer: 1987 - 1994, June 11, 2009–present

Guiding Light

  • Screenwriter: 1984 - 1985

One Life to Live (hired by Lorraine Broderick)

  • Screenwriter: 2001 - May 18, 2009

Search for Tomorrow

  • Screenwriter: 1985
  • Co-Head Writer: 1985 - 1986

Sunset Beach

  • Associate Head Writer (entire run, 1997–1999)

Texas

  • Screenwriter: 1981 - 1982

HW History[edit]

Preceded by
Nina Laemmle
Head Writer of Days of Our Lives
(with Gary Tomlin: October 20, 1980 - October 20, 1981)

October 10, 1980 - October 20, 1981
Succeeded by
Pat Falken Smith

Awards and nominations[edit]

Daytime Emmy Award 2008; Best Writing; "One Life To Live" 2012; Best Writing; "Days of Our Lives"

Nominations

  • 2002 & 2006; Best Writing; One Life To Live
  • 1996; Best Writing; Another World
  • 1994; Best Writing; Days of our Lives
  • 1985; Best Writing; Guiding Light

Writers Guild of America Award Nominations

  • 2003 & 2005 season; One Life To Live
  • 1997 season; Sunset Beach
  • 1987, 1991 & 1993 season; Days of our Lives
  • 1984 season; Guiding Light

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