Big news at DAYS: The show has replaced Co-Head Writer Dena Higley with Emmy-winning scribe Ron Carlivati, who toiled at both GENERAL HOSPITAL and ONE LIFE TO LIVE, effective immediately. His title will be Head Writer. Higley’s Co-Head Writer, Ryan Quan, will remain with the new title of Creative Consultant. Daytime Emmy-winner Sheri Anderson Thomas, who has served on DAYS’s writing team in various capacities, including head writer and co-head writer in the ’80s and ’90s, will also hold the Creative Consultant title. Anderson Thomas previously served as head writer of GUIDING LIGHT, co-head writer of SANTA BARBARA and associate head writer at GH. “We look forward to the fresh and compelling stories these changes will bring to Salem,” says the show in a statement.