Over the past several days, Victoria Rowell’s and the Urban League’s stance and outrage on the lack of diversity on CBS Daytime soaps, in particular The Young and the Restless, in terms of its writing team, may actually see some change. Susan Dansby, a former writer with As the World Turns, has been given a six-week trial deal on the number one soap.
Dansby tweeted her excitement tonight by saying, “Good news on the job front! Got 6-week script writing trial with Y&R. Will start in Feb.” Dansby, who happens to be black, also has strong directing credits including on the soaps, Generations, Port Charles and Guiding Light, as well as her long stint on ATWT’s writing regime.