Fuller started out his career working on Star Trek, after getting scripts accepted under the old open door submission policy. He wrote DS9's Empok Nor and The Darkness and the Light, before becoming a staff writer from season five on Voyager onwards, and by the end of the series also co-producing. His numerous writing credits on Voyager included Living Witness, Drone, Bride of Chaotica!, Course: Oblivion, and Relativity - His episodes often stood out for their unique concepts and not being afraid to experiment in some quirkier aspects of Trek, something that definitely followed through into his later work, including one of my all time favourite TV series, Pushing Daisies. He also worked on Dead Like Me, Wonderfalls, the first season of Heroes, and Hannibal.
Variety recounted these words from Fuller on the news of his appointment:
It is without exaggeration a dream come true to be crafting a brand new iteration of ‘Star Trek’ with fellow franchise alum Alex Kurtzman and boldly going where no ‘Star Trek’ series has gone before.Alex Kurtzman, who has his own history in the franchise as writer and producer of the first two nuTrek movies, will executive produce along with Fuller, and previous TV collaborator Heather Kadin. Kurtzman had this to say about Fuller: