Professor Cook has more than three decades of experience as a writer and producer of television and film. She has worked for ABC, NBC, CBS, and PBS as well as for Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Columbia Pictures, and Universal Studios. She currently teaches film and television writing at Emerson College. A member of the Writers Guild of America West, Cook is author of the critically acclaimed book, "Write To TV: Out of Your Head and Onto the Screen", 2nd edition (Focal Press). Cook is the creator and director of Emerson College’s BFA in Comedic Arts, a first of its kind program in the United States, and the Founding Director of Emerson College's Center for Comedic Arts.