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Episode 10 -- Alina Mankin: "The Mindy Project" Writer's Assistant

Cool Jobs with Ethan Stern

Release Date: 09/10/2012

Today's podcast is extra jam-packed! We talk with Alina Mankin, the writer's assistant for the new Fox show, "The Mindy Project." Listen in to hear what it's like working for the incomparable and hilarious Mindy Kaling (and learn how she approaches joke writing!), check out how working for Teach for American and a special needs child obsessed with Anne Frank and vampires gave Alina the courage to pursue writing, and learn how to break into the entertainment industry if you have virtually no connections and no prior experience! 

Today's episode is sponsored by Infinite Jest: The Young Adult Edition

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