Emmy-winning producer speaks to Asbury College students

cannell1.jpgWILMORE, KY—On Sept.7, the Asbury Communication Arts Department hosted a lecture by Emmy award-winning producer, director and writer 

Cannell has written or co-written more than 450 television scripts and created or co-created more than 40 television series of which, he produced more than 1,500 episodes. He has formed a successful television studio, written best-selling novels and occasionally acts. Some of hcannell2.jpgis more famous television shows include A-Team, Rockford Files, The Greatest American Hero, 21 Jump Street, The Commish, Riptide and Wiseguy. Cannell has won multiple Emmy awards.

More than 65 students, staff and faculty attended the event. Cannell spoke about getting into the television and film industry. He emphasized to the students the importance of good writing.

Cannell’s visit was coordinated by Joseph-Beth Bookstore in Lexington.

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