Chris Masi


Adjunct Professor, Department of Cinematic Arts

Chris Masi is a TV writer who has written on the shows "White Collar" and "Graceland" on USA, "Being Mary Jane" on BET, Lee Daniels’ "Star" on FOX, the upcoming reboot of "Step Up" on STARZ, and the upcoming show "Our Kind of People" on Fox. Masi is an alumnus of the NBC Writers on the Verge Program as well as the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Internship Program where he worked on NCIS on CBS. He graduated from Biola University in 2009, and worked his way into the industry by becoming a writer’s PA/assistant on "White Collar" after meeting the show-runner on Twitter.


  • BA in Film, Biola University, 2009


  • NBC Writers On the Verge Alumni, 2014

Academic Area

  • School of Visual and Performing Arts (College of the Arts)


  • Script writing
  • Production
  • Filmmaking
  • Pitching
  • Networking
  • TV writing

Courses Taught

  • CINE 487 - Television Writing: Episodic Drama