There have reportedly been some changes to the WWE’s creative team. According
to reports, NXT head writer Steven Guerrieri has been named the new lead writer
for SmackDown. Ryan Ward, who was the head writer for SmackDown, has been
re-assigned as the lead writer for the NXT brand.
Both writers will also continue working every RAW and SmackDown tapings. They
report to show runner Dave Kapoor and RAW lead writer (and senior member of the
WWE creative team) Ed Koskey.