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‘SCANDLE’ Creator Shonda Rhimes Talks About Storytelling On TEDtalks

Shonda Rhimes American television producer, screenwriter, author, creator, head writer, executive producer, show runner

‘SCANDLE’ Creator Shonda Rhimes Talks About

Storytelling on TEDtalks


“We all feel a compelling need to watch stories, to tell stories … to discuss the things that tell each one of us that we are not alone in the world,”

– says uber-successful TV writer Shonda Rhimes – Scandal & Grey’s Anatomy

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Shonda Rhimes is a force to be reckoned with in the world of television. She has been ever since she landed a writing gig on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and the series became a near instant hit.

Below in this TEDtalk, Rhimes discusses the future of media, how she’s using her narrative-building skills as a force for good and a ritual she puts her daughters through called “Amish summers.”

Here Rhimes is in conversation with Cyndi Stivers, director of the TED Residency.

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