Jessica Williams is a writer/performer out of Los Angeles’ Upright Citizens Brigade. While she was studying Film and English at Cal State Long Beach and performing with UCB, she landed the role of correspondent for Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In 2012 she was featured on Variety‘s “Top 10 Comics To Watch” and this summer was seen in the Sundance comedy People Places Things. Jessica and fellow comedian Phoebe Robinson perform as “2 Dope Queens” and host a monthly stand-up and storytelling show in New York. Currently, Jessica has continued as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah since its premiere in September 2015.
Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor who has been named by Vulture, Essence, and Esquire as one of the top comedians to watch. She has appeared on NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers and Last Call with Carson Daly, Comedy Central’s Broad City, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, and @midnight. She was also a writer on MTV’s hit talking head show Girl Code and is currently a writer for Vulture.com and VanityFair.com. Most recently, she consulted on Season 3 of Broad City and is working on her first book of essays You Can’t Touch My Hair for Plume publishing, which will be released in Fall 2016.