Breaking Into Network Television

Breaking Into Network Television

Barry University’s College of Arts and Sciences presents Career Night: “Breaking into Network Television” with Tim McNeal, vice president of talent development and diversity with the Disney | ABC Television Group.

He will discuss the craft of breaking into network television, including television writing, the pilot season, and the Disney | ABC Writing Program.

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Location: Andreas Building, Room 112 

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. 

About the Speaker

Tim McNeal is vice president of talent development and diversity for Disney | ABC Television Group. In his role, he serves as a liaison between DATG and diversity-related organizations, nonprofit arts institutions, entertainment industry guilds, and colleges and universities nationwide to identify and nurture talented, emerging writers, actors, and directors.

Mr. McNeal oversees DATG’s talent development programs, including The Walt Disney Studios and Disney | ABC Writing Program, the Disney | ABC DGA Directing Program, and the Television & Film Summer Workshop at the Institute of American Indian Arts, among many others. He is also responsible for further expanding the scope of these programs across DATG to include Disney Channel and ABC Family. 

For More Information

Please contact Dr. Andrea Greenbaum, Director of Professional Writing, 305.899.4568 or

Career Night is sponsored by the Barry University Department of English and Foreign Languages and the Professional Writing Program, the Department of Fine Arts, and the Department of Communication.