Ann Donahue is a writer and producer best known for her work on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS's popular television franchise. Donahue was attracted to the idea of writing for television at a very early age, inspired by shows like "I Love Lucy," "Hill Street Blues," and <St. Elsewhere." She got her start writing gritty crime dramas in the late '80s and early '90s, penning single episodes for "Mancuso, FBI," "Street Justice," and the critically acclaimed war drama "China Beach." In addition to writing, Donahue took on a production role for "21 Jump Street," a groundbreaking detective show for the then up-and-coming Fox network, with a young Johnny Depp in an early ensemble role. Donahue stayed on with Fox, writing and producing episodes of "Beverly Hills, 90210" and the award-winning David E. Kelley series "Picket Fences." In 1995 Donahue moved to ABC to work on "Hill Street Blues" creator Stephen Bochco's legal drama "Murder One," then switched gears from crime to comedy with NBC's "M.Y.O.B.." Donahue was brought on to handle production and writing duties for "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and has served as writer and producer for the spin-offs "CSI: NY" and "CSI: Miami."