Summary

I'm a creative comedy producer. I have worked for top brands and companies. I am passionate and well regarded in my community.

Credits

8/16 – Current

Executive Producer Your Late Night Show Tonight

Live Event — The Pack Theater Details
8/16 – Current

• Develop and execute a full one hour comedy talk show based around a different comedian’s POV every month • Train and supervise team of segment producers and department heads, encourage their personal development • Book monthly celebrity guest talent

8/16 – Current

Producer The 88 Show with Avery Pearson

Live Event — The Improv Details
8/16 – Current

• Supervise the writing and production of The Hollywood Improv’s premiere musical talk show • Write and provide creative feedback on desk bits, monologue jokes and original songs

3/16 – Current

Writer (Performer) – National Lampoon

Details
3/16 – Current

• Contribute comedy sketches for weekly podcast recording • Implement creative notes on the fly • Support other writers and performers by giving feedback and taking performance direction

1/17 – 4/17

Executive Producer Packchella

Live Event — The Pack Theater Details
1/17 – 4/17

• Developed a 3-Day comedy music festival featuring A-List comedy talent exclusively for The Pack Theater • Managed a 9-Person team to execute • Largest individual night grosses/ largest weekend gross in Pack Theater history

10/15 – 7/16

Producer Mother Mary (Season 1)

UCB Comedy — Digital — Upright Citizens Brigade Details
10/15 – 7/16

• Supervised UCB Comedy Digital Series, "Mother Mary" from writer's room through delivery including casting, production and post • Developed budget and schedule and gave creative team the tools to deliver on those expectations • Gave notes on drafts and cuts • Worked with UCB's marketing team to develop distribution and PR strategy

5/14 – 4/16

Producer (Head Writer) It's Past My Bedtime with Topher Harless

Live Event — Oh My Ribs theater Details
5/14 – 4/16

• Co-Host monthly live show including hosting guest games for monthly shows, festivals and showcases • Provide notes on pitches, video cuts and drafts to provide creative direction before presentation to writers room • Scout and hire sketch and monologue writers with an eye toward diversity of voice • Book monthly celebrity guest talent • Contribute sketches, desk bits and monologue jokes to live show https://www.youtube.com/user/TopherHarless/videos

8/15 – 1/16

Writer CBS Diversity Showcase

Live Event — CBS Details
8/15 – 1/16

• Contributed comedy sketches for live showcase, prioritizing actors’ individual strengths and voices • Implemented creative notes from Showcase staff and CBS Executives quickly, and flexibly

6/14 – 8/15

Producer The Goddamn Comedy Jam

Live Event — Comedy Central Productions Details
6/14 – 8/15

• Developed and Produced Live Hit show that got attention from and purchased by Comedy Central • Supervised all aspects of putting on a monthly show that incorporates comedy and live music • Interviewed celebrity talent for digital content • Creative input on show line ups, promotion, direction and overall branding https://www.youtube.com/user/TheGoddamnComedyJam/videos

Recos

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Education

Class of '14

Upright Citizen's Brigade

Certificate in Sketch Comedy Writing
Class of '06

Cal State University Northridge

Film Production

Affiliations

  • JHRTS
  • UCB Theater
  • Improv Olympic West
  • Pack Theater

Skills

  • Talent booking
  • Video Production
  • Directing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Casting
  • Final Draft
  • Writing
  • Filemaker Pro
  • ical
  • Script Coverage
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • MS WORD
  • ScheduALL
  • Lexis Nexis
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Power Point