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Inside Track Series
#4: Agents & Managers

LISA ROOS Lisa began her career on the news side of the business, as a booking intern at Good Morning America in New York, then moved to the agenting side of the business at Innovative Artists, a talent and literary agency, where she was a literary agent assistant. After that, Lisa found her home at Warner Bros. Television. She started as assistant to the Sr. Vice President of Drama Development and quickly worked her way up to Manager of Drama Development, then Director of Drama Development, and most recently to Vice President of Drama Development, a position that she has held since January 2010. In her current position, Lisa oversees and manages the development of hour-long drama pilots from the pitch phase through the final cut. Lisa had been instrumental in developing several notable series, including, Alcatraz, Person of Interest, The Secret Circle, Nikita, The Mentalist, The Vampire Diaries, Human Target, Eastwick, Privileged, Moonlight, and Invasion.