Tom Casiello

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Tom Casiello is an American writer. [1] Casiello has written content for three distinct entertainment genres.


Casiello began his career as a soap opera writer, working on a number of shows as a staff writer.

He was then hired by WWE, where he served as the creative writer from 2011 to 2016. [2]

In recent years, Casiello has written for Gen-Z Media, where he was part of the writing team for Six Minutes , as well as stints on the Apex and Respawn creative teams.

Positions held

Another World

As the World Turns

Days of Our Lives

One Life to Live

The Young and the Restless

Apex Legends


Awards and nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards

Writers Guild of America Award

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  1. Lotz, Amanda D. (2009-06-10). Beyond prime time: television programming in the post-network era. Taylor & Francis. p. 47. ISBN   978-0-415-99669-3 . Retrieved 7 April 2011.
  2. "Tom Casiello Calls Out WWE for Their "Lazy" Writing of Ronda Rousey's WWE Raw Promo | Fightful News".
  3. "WWE news: WWE hires new creative team member, writer has extensive soap opera background". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 16 April 2014.