- Jason Reich
Jason Reich (born
March 11, 1976in Long Island, New York) is an American television writer who has won four Emmy Awards (out of five nominations) for his work on " The Daily Show", for which he wrote from 2002to 2007. He was also one of the writers of " America (The Book)". An established sketch comedy actor, he is occasionally seen in the background of skits on the show. Reich has been a member of numerous comedy troupes, including the Skitsophrenics of Cornell University(from which he graduated in 1998 with a degree in Communications), Three Jews And A Persian, and Plants Need Water. He was also a one-time contributor to "Wholphin". He was a 1997 IRTS (International Radio and Television Society) fellow. [http://www.irts.org/programs/sfp/sfp_formerfellows.html#1997] He is a brother of the Beta Chapter of the " Alpha Epsilon Pi" fraternity. He left " The Daily Show" in 2007 to work on a start up comedy internet site owned by The Huffington Post, 236.com.
* [http://cornellsun.com/node/24342 Cornell Daily Sun interview]
* [http://imdb.com/name/nm1020628/ Jason Reich] at the
Internet Movie Database
* [http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/Dec06/jason_reich.html Reich returns to his alma mater, Cornell, to discuss his work at "The Daily Show"]
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