AREER HIGHLIGHTS: "The Cosby Show," (pilot and premiere season) BUY:Cosby Show Season One "My Sister Sam," "The Mary Tyler
Moore Show, "BUY:The Mary Tyler Moore Show" EMMY AWARD, Best Writing - "Lily Tomlin."
BOOK EDITOR: (Story Editing and dialogue punch up): New series of books for
teenage girls "'Nama Beach
High," - Zondervan Publishing (BUY:NewGirlInTown, FalseFriends, FaultLines ).
SITCOM PILOTS: Exec Producer (show runner) and Writer – "Life Of Riley - The Country Music Sitcom," sitcom pilot
starring Mickey Gilley, Mel Tillis, Irlene Mandrell, and newcomer Joey Riley (Ozark Video Prods).BUY:LifeRiley
Original half-hour pilots, re-writes, and consultations on live-action and animated pilots for
(Universal TV). "Millionaires," Norman Lear and CBS. Many half- hour pilots for NBC and ABC. "Meet the Millers - Sherman Oaks" Showtime.
DIRECTOR- "Sherman Oaks" sitcom series and
pilot, Showtime. "There It Is" sitcom hip-hop pilot for Showtime. All B roll monologues.
ANIMATION: Pilot project for Rosie O'Donnell. Damon Wayan's "Waynehead,"
Warner Bros. TV. Consultant, "The New Woody Woodpecker," Universal TV.
SITCOM SERIES: Supervising Producer and Writer - "My Sister Sam" (starring Pam Dawber and the late Rebecca Schaeffer),
"Kate and Allie," "The Cosby Show,"
Executive Story Consultant "Love Sydney," (starring Tony Randall) "Different
Strokes," and "Erma Bombeck's Maggie."
Written as Karyl Geld: "Maude," "Sanford and Son," (co-written with Richard Pryor),"Barney Miller," "Bob Newhart," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," and many others.
FEATURE SCRIPT: "Scouts," for Kevin Costner's TIG Productions/Warner Bros.
IN PRINT: Daily Variety "Talk Back" – an insider's humorous essays.
AWARDS: Emmy Award Winner, Emmy Nominations (2), Writer's Guild of
America Award Nominations (2), The American Academy of Humor Best
Writing Award, and the Rolling Stone Magazine TV Show of the Year Award.
People's Choice Awards (2).
BOARD/CHARTER MEMBER: "First Stage" - L.A. play reading group
2007 PRESIDENT - Southern California Cartoonists Society - the San Diego Chapter of the National
Cartoonists Society SCCS-online.org
KEYNOTE SPEAKER - 2004 Erma Bombeck Writer's Workshop Conference,
University of Dayton, Ohio. USC Film School, UCLA Film and TV Dept., UCSD,
Francisco State U, UC Irvine, Caltech, Loyola-Marymount U, Writers Guild Of America, California Women Lawyer's Association, Black Women Lawyer's Association.
LITERARY AGENT: Robert Eatman of Robert Eatman Enterprises. (310) 459-
UNION: The Writer's Guild of America, West.