Chris Yakaitis is an American screenwriter. He is a Script Coordinator and writer for Treme. He has worked on the first, second, and third seasons. He co-wrote the teleplay for the episode "The Greatest Love" with Mari Kornhauser from a story by the series co-creator David Simon. He worked with Simon on his earlier series The Wire, Yakaitis was a researcher for the fifth season. He has been active since 2008 and has also worked on the television feature We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial (2009).