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Anne Cofell Saunders
Anne Cofell Saunders

Anne Cofell Saunders is a writer on Battlestar Galactica.

Saunders worked as an assistant to the Executive Producer and was the head researcher on 24 for several years, until she was given a freelance script on the show in 2004. Immediately after writing her first episode of 24, she was hired to write for Battlestar Galactica.

In an interview in May 2006, [1] Saunders expressed admiration for her fellow BSG writers, Mark Verheiden, David Weddle, Bradley Thompson, Jeff Vlaming, and Carla Robinson, calling them "some of the strongest writers Hollywood can offer" and said that Executive Producer Ron Moore continues to surprise and challenge the writers to take risks, such as with the Season 2 finale's (Lay Down Your Burdens, Part II) shocking one-year leap forward in time, an episode Saunders is proud she wrote. ...continued...