Last week it was reported that NXT lead writer Steven Guerrieri became the
new lead writer for SmackDown. In the same report, it was noted that former
SmackDown lead writer Ryan Ward has been re-assigned as the new lead writer of
As far as the NXT creative process goes, Triple H oversees all aspects of the
weekly episodes. While the main roster has several writers involved in the
writing for RAW and SmackDown, NXT is currently written by one person (now Ryan
Ward) with help from an assistant.