Emmy-nominated Brannon Braga is currently a Writer, Executive Producer, and Co-Creator of the drama series "Salem," WGN America's first original series. Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, "Salem" explores what really fueled the infamous witch trials, uncovering the suspenseful, supernatural truth of this dark period in American history. It was recently renewed for its third season. Braga also served as Executive Producer and Director on FOX's re-launch of "COSMOS," the iconic 1980 television miniseries from Carl Sagan.
Recently he served as Executive Producer and Writer on FOX's "Terra Nova" along with Steven Spielberg. Prior to that, Braga was an Executive Producer and Writer on the awrd-winning drama series "24." Braga also created "Flashforward" and served as an executive Prodcuer on the series. Braga previously worked as writer and Excecutive Producer on the sci-fi drama series "Threshold."
Braga was a key creative force in one of the most enduring and well-known science-fiction franchises as a creator, writer and Executive Producer of more than 300 episodes of the “Star Trek” series. For over 13 years collectively, he worked on
“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Star Trek: Voyager” and “Star Trek: Enterprise.” His film credits include “Mission: Impossible II,” “Star Trek: Generations” and “Star Trek: First Contact.” In 1990, Braga received the prestigious Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Internship, which led to his involvement with “Star Trek.” He attended UC Santa Cruz.