Hallie Haglund

Hallie Haglund (born September 5, 1982)[1] is an American comedian, Emmy-winning writer, and producer.[2] She is currently head writer and executive producer on Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas.[3]

Hallie Haglund
Born (1982-09-05) 5 September 1982
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
MediumTelevision, stand-up, books
Alma materYale University
GenresPolitical/news satire, improvisational comedy
Subject(s)American culture, American politics, pop culture, current events


Haglund worked as an NBC Studios page in Los Angeles while studying improv comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade's L.A. theater.[4]

She joined The Daily Show as a writers' assistant in 2006, and served as a staff writer from 2010–2017,[5] making her the longest-serving female writer on the show.[6] During her time writing for The Daily Show, Haglund won three Primetime Emmy awards. She is a contributor to the 2010 humor book Earth (The Book), written by Jon Stewart and other writers of The Daily Show.

Haglund has appeared several times as a guest on movie podcast The Flop House,[7] which has led to her inclusion in the "Quotes of the Week" section of The A.V. Club column Podmass.[8]


  1. "Hallie Haglund". Women in Clothes. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  2. "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart - Awards & Nominations". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
  3. Petski, Denise (May 22, 2018). "'Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas' Renewed For Season 2 By HBO". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 22, 2018.
  4. "Hallie Haglund". Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.
  5. Ostrow, Joanne (17 September 2012). "Denver's Hallie Haglund wins Emmy for writing on "Daily Show"". The Denver Post.
  6. Leo, Alex (6 July 2010). "The Women Of The 'Daily Show' Respond To Allegations Of Sexism". Huffington Post.
  7. Fitchette, Dan. "Podmass: Jan 20, 2014". The A.V. Club.
  8. "Podmass: Sep 16, 2013". The A.V. Club.

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.