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David Zabel
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Personal details
Profession Producer, Writer, Directer
Years active 1990-present
Seasons 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

David Zabel was a writer/producer on ER. He joined the Crew in 2001, he was promoted to Co-executive Producer later in the year. He became executive producer part-way through Season 10 and took the role of show-runner in the 11 season. Her is credited as writer for 45 scripts on ER.

Zabel and R. Scott Gemmill were awarded the Humanitas Prize in the 60 minutes category in 2007 for their script for the twelfth season episode There Are No Angels Here which followed doctors from Chicago to Darfur performing aid work in a refugee camp

. Humanitas stated that the prize was awarded for the episodes "unflinching look at the brutality inherent in civil wars and its belief that heroism is complex, complicated and multi-layered."