Krista Vernoff, a former Omega Seasonal Staff member, is the former executive producer and main writer of ABC's Grey's Anatomy. Much of Vernoff's work has been in the medium of television, and she has worked on a number of shows, including, Charmed, Wonderfalls, Law & Order, and Private Practice, as well as her work for Grey's Anatomy, for which she was nominated for a Best Writing Emmy Award.
Krista Vernoff is credited with the introduction of the catchphrase "seriously" into the dialogue of Grey's Anatomy episodes. She is also a playwright. A production of her play Me, My Guitar, and Don Henley opened in October 2006 in an off-Broadway theater.