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List of New Girl Writers

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Updated June 8, 2017 4.8k views 11 items

List of every famous television writer who has written for New Girl, listed alphabetically with photos when available. List includes anyone who was or is on the writing staff for New Girl. Staff writers as well as guest writers for New Girl are included when available, along with more information about each New Girl writer. If you're an aspiring writer and a fan of New Girl, then this writing staff from New Girl should be studied closely.

List ranges from Dave Finkel to Brett Baer and more.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for New Girl?”
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Berkley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of New Girl Writers
Berkley Johnson

Series Written: New Girl

Episodes: Thanksgiving, Fluffer, Fancyman (2), The Landlord

Berkley Johnson is a screenwriter.
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Brett Baer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of New Girl Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Happy Family, Duckman, Center of the Universe, United States of Tara, New Girl, + more

Episodes: The Play, Crackerjack, You Becoming You, Dept. of Fucked Up Family Services, The Break-In, + more

Brett Baer is an American television producer, actor, and screenwriter who has worked on many successful television shows. Baer often works with his screenwriting partner Dave Finkel.
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Dave Finkel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of New Girl Writers
Age: 49

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, 90731, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Center of the Universe, United States of Tara, New Girl, 30 Rock

Episodes: Crackerjack, You Becoming You, Dept. of Fucked Up Family Services, The Break-In, The Baby Show, + more

Dave Finkel (born May 15, 1970) is an American television producer, actor, and screenwriter who has worked on many successful television shows. He often works with his screenwriting partner ...more
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David Walpert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of New Girl Writers
David Walpert

Series Written: Sports Night, Ellen, Happy Family, The Job, Crumbs, + more

Episodes: Utah, Whatever Happened to Baby Bodashka?, Dear Louise, Dana Get Your Gun, Bully, + more

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Donick Cary is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of New Girl Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Complete Savages, Bored to Death, New Girl, Best Friends Forever

Episodes: I've Been Living Like a Demented God!, Put a Pin in it, Bad Reception, The 23rd, In Marge We Trust, + more

Donick Cary is an American writer and producer. He got his start writing for “Late Night with David Letterman.” He continued working with the show through its move to CBS, serving as both head ...more
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Elizabeth Meriwether is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of New Girl Writers
Age: 37

Birthplace: Area code 786, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Area code 305, Florida, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: New Girl

Episodes: Pilot

Elizabeth Hughes Meriwether (born October 11, 1981) is an American writer, producer and television showrunner. She is known for creating the Fox sitcom New Girl, and for writing the play Oliver ...more
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J. J. Philbin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of New Girl Writers
Age: 45

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Heroes, The O.C., New Girl

Episodes: The Cliffhanger, The Shower, The Ex-Factor, The Undertow, The Shape of Things to Come, + more

Jennifer Joy Philbin (born August 30, 1974) is an American producer and screenwriter. She is best known for her work on the drama series The O.C. and is the daughter of television stars Regis ...more
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Joe Port is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of New Girl Writers

Birthplace: Altoona, Pennsylvania

Series Written: Happy Family, Dilbert, Regular Joe, Last Man Standing, New Girl, + more

Episodes: Bye Bye Birdie, Time and Punishment, Take Your Daughter to Work, Dear Mom, From Russia with Johnson, + more

Joe Port is a screenwriter and a television producer.
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Joe Wiseman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of New Girl Writers

Series Written: Happy Family, Dilbert, Regular Joe, Last Man Standing, New Girl, + more

Episodes: Bye Bye Birdie, Time and Punishment, Take Your Daughter to Work, Dear Mom, From Russia with Johnson, + more

Joe Wiseman is a screenwriter and a television producer.
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Kay Cannon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of New Girl Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: New Girl, 30 Rock

Episodes: Everything Sunny All the Time Always, Hey, Baby, What's Wrong? (1), Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter, + more

Kay Cannon (born August 21, 1974) is an American screenwriter, producer, director, and actress. She is best known for writing and producing the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–2017). She made ...more
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Rachel Axler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of New Girl Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Daily Show, Parks and Recreation, Bored to Death, New Girl

Episodes: The Stakeout, Forget the Herring, Cece Crashes, Michelle Yeoh, Canvassing, + more

Rachel Axler is an American screenwriter and playwright. In television, her credits include Childrens Hospital, How I Met Your Mother, The Goodwin Games, New Girl, Bored to Death, Parks and ...more