Michele Val Jean joins B&B writing team

Posted Saturday, October 22, 2011 12:46:05 AM
Michelle Val Jean joins B&B writing team

The Bold and the Beautiful has added a four-time Emmy winner to its writing team. Michele Val Jean, who has spent 18 years with General Hospital, is now a part of the B&B family.

Emmy-winning writer Michele Val Jean has joined the writing team of The Bold and the Beautiful after a lengthy run on ABC's General Hospital.

"I am pleased to announce that Michele Val Jean will be joining our writing team," B&B's executive producer and head writer Bradley Bell said in a statement. "With her vast wealth of knowledge, experience, and creativity, Michele is sure to be a significant addition to The Bold and the Beautiful."

Val Jean had worked on the writing team of General Hospital for the past 18 years. Val Jean began her career with GH as a scriptwriter in 1993. In 2000, when Val Jean was named head writer of General Hospital, it marked the first time in history that a daytime drama series had an African-American head writer.

During her impressive run with General Hospital, Val Jean earned four Daytime Emmys -- in 1995, 1999, 2003, and 2009. She received six additional Emmy nominations.

Prior to General Hospital, she wrote for Santa Barbara, Generations, and the primetime series Jake and the Fatman.

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