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2019 TSL Summit Interviews

Karin Gist

By August 1, 2019No Comments

Karin Gist is a Showrunner, Executive Producer and Screenwriter.

Her credits include Mixed-ish, Sister Act 3, Star, Grey’s Anatomy, Revenge, House of Lies, Girlfriends. Karin has been one of the most singular and powerful voices in the TV and film industry, is serving as showrunner and executive producer of the highly anticipated BLACK-ISH prequel series MIXED-ISH for ABC which will tentatively be released in Fall 2019. She is also unique in that she has crossed over in both showrunning and script writing in both the comedic and dramatic genres. She has created a range of culturally, ethnically and sexually diverse characters that have helped contribute to equal representation within the industry.

She recently wrote the upcoming SISTER ACT 3 for Disney Plus. Previous credits include: showrunner of Fox’s STAR for 2 seasons, writer/co-executive producer for 2 seasons of GREY’S ANATOMY, writer/co-executive producer for 2 seasons of REVENGE, writer/co-executive producer for 2 seasons of HOUSE OF LIES, and writer and supervising producer of 5 seasons of GIRLFRIENDS.

Karin practiced family law before becoming a writer.