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Five LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS writers - Amber Ruffin, Jenny Hagel, Allison Hord, Dina Gusovsky, and Karen Chee - discuss their careers in comedy, how and when career intersects with identity, and current events. Moderated by VARIETY'S Jenelle Riley. This video is courtesy of Women in Film's Laptop Cinema Club.

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Comedian / Writer / Actress / Television Host
Amber Ruffin is an American comedian, writer, actress, and television host. She has been a writer for LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS since 2014. When she joined the show, she became the first black woman to write for a late-night network talk show in the United States. more...
Comedian / Comedy Writer
Jenny Hagel is an American comedian and comedy writer. She is currently a writer and performer for LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, where she is known for performing on the recurring segment "Jokes Seth Can't Tell", along with host Seth Meyers and fellow writer-performer Amber Ruffin. more...
Producer / Writer
Allison Hord is a producer and writer, known for LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS (2014), 75th GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS (2018) and HALF LIKE ME(2015). more...
Writer / Actress
Dina Gusovsky is a writer and actress, known for LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS (2014), THE OTHER TWO (2019) and ON THE MONEY (2005). more...
Writer / Actress
Karen Chee is a writer and actress, known for LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS(2014), YEARLY DEPARTED (2020) and LA BRUJA (2019). more...
Screenwriter / Actress / Journalist / Producer
Jenelle Lynn Riley is an American screenwriter, actress, journalist, and producer. Riley wrote the 2015 short film WARNING LABELS, VARIETY'S ACTORS ON ACTORS, for which she has won a Daytime Emmy Award and two Los Angeles Emmy Awards. more...

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