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April 20, 2020 8:00 pm
Season 1

Late Night, Comedy & Political Satire

with Inside Joke, DUI & DUU
TV, Film, Digital & Documentary Theater & Performing Arts Journalism, Podcast & Creative Writing

This episode features alumni working in late night comedy and political satire across the country, moderated by Inside Joke‘s Chloe McGlynn ’20 and Duke University Improv‘s Teig Hennessy ’20.


  • Adam Chodikoff ’93, senior producer, The Daily Show
  • Paul W. Downs ’04, actor/writer/executive producer (including Hacks, Broad City)
  • Dillon Fernando ’18, senior researcher, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Sofia Manfredi ’15, former writer, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
  • Ishan Thakore ’15, associate producer, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Andrew Tunnard ’08, Director, Entertainment Business Affairs (includes The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)
  • Laura Valk ’13, senior segment producer, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee; former production supervisor, Saturday Night Live
  • Seth Weitberg ’03, Executive Producer, Game Theory with Bomani Jones; former senior writer, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

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About DEMAN Live

We know that finding a job/internship in all industries during these unprecedented times is confusing and stressful. We are here to help with DEMAN Live—a new Zoom series featuring conversations with alumni working in creative industries to help students and alumni navigate careers and opportunities during this time.