Wendy West

Wendy West is an American television producer and writer. She worked on the Showtime drama Dexter as a writer and producer, and been nominated multiple times for Primetime Emmy Awards and two Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards for her work.

Wendy West
OccupationTelevision Writer
Notable worksDexter


West graduated from Carleton College. While there, she was active in theater and directed John Guare's "Six Degrees of Separation."

West began working in television for the first season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She also worked as a co-producer and writer for Gideon's Crossing and The Practice.

She gained a further production role as a supervising producer and writer for The Closer.

She became a supervising producer and writer for the fourth season of the Showtime drama Dexter in autumn 2009 and was nominated for the Writers Guild of America (WGA) Award for Best Drama Series at the February 2010 ceremony for that work.[1] She was promoted to co-executive producer for the fifth season in 2010 and continued to write episodes.


Year Title Credit Role Notes
2019 ‘’Proven Innocent’’ Writer 1 episode
2017 Ultraviolet (2017) Writer, Executive Producer, Created 1 Episode
2013- The Blacklist Writer and Co-Executive Producer (2014)[2]
2013 The Writers' Room Herself Dexter (#1.3)
2011 Five Writer TV Movie; Segment: "Mia"
2009-2013 Dexter Executive Producer (2012-2013)
Co-Executive Producer (2010-2011)
Writer (2009–2013)
Supervising Producer (2009)
57 episodes
Nominated - Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series (2010-2011)
Nominated - Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Dramatic Series (2010-2012)
2009 The Beast Writer & Supervising Producer 12 episodes
2008 R.P.M. Writer Various episodes
2007-2008 K-Ville Supervising Producer (2007-2008)
Writer (2007)
10 episodes
2005-2006 The Closer Co-Executive Producer (2006)
Supervising Producer (2005)
Writer (2005-2006)
27 episodes
2005 Numb3rs Writer Identity Crisis (#1.8)
2004 Hawaii Producer Various episodes
2003-2004 Line of Fire Writer (2004)
2002 For the People Writer
2001 The Practice Story by Gideon's Crossover (#5.16)
2000 Gideon's Crossing Writer & Co-Producer Various episodes
1999-2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Co-Producer (2000-2001)
Writer (1999-2001)
Story editor (1999-2000)
25 episodes


  1. ^ Gregg Mitchell & Sherry Goldman (2009). "2010 Writers Guild Awards Television, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominees Announced". Writers Guild of America. Archived from the original on 2012-05-25. Retrieved 2010-04-30.
  2. ^ "Wendy West". Variety.com. 16 December 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2018.

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