michael_saltzmanMichael Saltzman is currently a writer on AMC’s “Hell on Wheels.” He was a writer and Consulting Producer on the multi-Emmy-winning AMC drama, “Mad Men” for two seasons. He has written for numerous TV shows, including NBC’s “Wings,” CBS’s “Murphy Brown,” and NBC’s “The Naked Truth.” He ran “Murphy Brown” and “The Naked Truth” in its final seasons. Michael was also the Co-Executive producer on NBC’s “DAG.” He created and was the Executive Producer on “Baby Bob” for Viacom and CBS. He received an Emmy nomination for “Murphy Brown.” In features, he was the original writer on the first “The Pink Panther” movie starring Steve Martin and directed by Shawn Levy. Michael is an Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where he teaches a course in writing for television. He has sold 10 pilots, two of which went to series. He holds a BA from Yale University and a Master’s Degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School Of Journalism.