Morgan Gendel is a screenwriter and producer with more than 200 credits, including the CW Network hit, The 100, on which he serves as Co-Executive Producer for the current season. He is perhaps best known as writer of “The Inner Light,” the Hugo Award-winning episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation recently ranked as the #2 fan-favorite among all 725 hours in the Trek franchise. Other TV credits include Law & Order, for which he received Emmy and WGA nominations, and the SyFy series The Dresden Files, based on the Jim Butcher books, which he optioned and developed in conjunction with Lionsgate. His showrunning experience includes all 88 episodes of Sony Television’s worldwide action-comedy hit, V.I.P., and the animated “Spider-Man” series for MTV. Gendel recently completed the TV pilot script Layers for Roddenberry Entertainment, as well as his first novel, “Planet Six.”
Gendel began his career as the TV reporter for the L.A. Times, followed by a stint as a programming executive at NBC. He is a frequent guest speaker at sci-fi cons throughout America, and has consulted on TV series in Germany, Russia and the UK. Morgan is also a member of the Museum’s Board of Advisors. Photo: M. Beckman.