Writers' work was essential in shaping the new media. With the exception of talk programming, everything on radio or TV--from the serials to the sales pitches--required scripting. This allowed some skillful and prolific women to write their way into important positions within the industries.
Gertrude Entenmann TV
Advertising copywriter and executive in the Washington DC area, she later produced a religious TV talk show
Mona Kent Radio/TV
Penned radio soaps, TV sci-fi scripts, stories, adaptations, & a novel about a writer of radio soaps