Amy Keating Rogers was born and raised in Los Angeles, where she received her B.A. from Occidental College and her M.F.A. from CALARTS/California Institute of the Arts. She continued to hone her craft in writing at the Padua Hills Playwrights’ Workshop and UCLA.
When her critically acclaimed play, The Stuff, premiered in Hollywood, Craig McCracken, creator of THE POWERPUFF GIRLS, approached Amy about writing for POWERPUFF. After freelancing for THE POWERPUFF GIRLS for 6 months, she was promoted to Head Writer of the show. Amy continued writing for POWERPUFF through their run at Cartoon Network and was nominated for 4 Emmys for THE POWERPUFF GIRLS during that period.
Amy also wrote on the Emmy-award winning SAMURAI JACK, FOSTER’S HOME FOR IMAGINARY FRIENDS, and new seasons of DEXTER’S LABORATORY and JOHNNY BRAVO. In addition she wrote on THE POWERPUFF GIRLS MOVIE, THE POWERPUFF GIRLS ‘TWAS THE FIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS holiday special, and the DEXTER’S LABORATORY EGO TRIP special.
During her tenure at Cartoon Network, Amy wrote THE POWERPUFF GIRLS “All Chalked Up” and “Powerpuff Professor” Scholastic chapter books. And for Golden Books, she wrote “Creature Teacher” and “The Powerpuff Girls Guide to Being a Superhero.” Amy also ventured into the world of comics, writing numerous POWERPUFF GIRLS adventures for DC Comics.
After leaving Cartoon Network, Amy wrote for many animated series: DANNY PHANTOM, THE FAIRLY ODDPARENTS (Emmy Nominated), PAW PATROL (Annie Nominated), BEN 10: OMNIVERSE. She was also the Story Editor for CARE BEARS: WELCOME TO CARE-A-LOT and CARE BEARS AND COUSINS. While working as the Story Supervisor for the New IP Team with Disney Publishing Worldwide, she wrote many WHISKER HAVEN TALES and STAR DARLINGS shorts. One of the most notable shows Amy wrote for is MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC, which garnered her a sixth Emmy nomination. Amy was also part of the writing team on the first season of HELPSTER’S, which earned her a seventh Emmy nomination.
But Amy’s biggest writing adventure was traveling to Africa as Co-Ep/Head Writer of Netflix’s SUPA TEAM 4. There she got to work an amazing group of African women writers who brought the world of four teenage, superhero girls in Lusaka, Zambia to life.