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Lizz Winstead

Co-creator & Former Head Writer of "The Daily Show"

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 Lizz Winstead Biography

Lizz Winstead is a political satirist and comedian, best known for co-creating The Daily Show and serving as the show's head writer. During her time at The Daily Show she helped staff the program with signature talents like Stephen Colbert, Beth Littleford, Brian Unger and Lewis Black. She left the show in 1998, after a falling-out with its host at the time, Craig Kilborn.

In 2003, Winstead co-founded and served as the program director at Air America Radio. Until March 2005, she was also co-host of Unfiltered on Air America Radio, along with Rachel Maddow and Chuck D. Since May 2005 she has been a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post.

Since 2007, Winstead has produced and hosted a live show in New York City called Shoot the Messenger, a satirical wrap-up of the week's news as seen through the eyes of six-hour morning show Wake Up World, and featuring interviews with such media notables as Rachel Maddow, Andy Borowitz, Ted Rall, Kurt Andersen, Paul Rieckhoff, and Mark Crispin Miller.

In 2012, Winstead founded Lady Parts Justice, an organization dedicated to raising awareness of legislative attempts to block women's reproductive freedoms. Her ongoing national comedy tour to benefit Planned Parenthood and NARAL has raised over 2 million dollars and was made into a documentary film, Smear Campaign which won “Best Documentary Comedy Short” at the Atlanta Documentary Film Festival.

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Lizz Winstead

Co-creator & Former Head Writer of "The Daily Show"

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Lizz Winstead Biography

Lizz Winstead is a political satirist and comedian, best known for co-creating The Daily Show and serving as the show's head writer. During her time at The Daily Show she helped staff the program with signature talents like Stephen Colbert, Beth Littleford, Brian Unger and Lewis Black. She left the show in 1998, after a falling-out with its host at the time, Craig Kilborn.

In 2003, Winstead co-founded and served as the program director at Air America Radio. Until March 2005, she was also co-host of Unfiltered on Air America Radio, along with Rachel Maddow and Chuck D. Since May 2005 she has been a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post.

Since 2007, Winstead has produced and hosted a live show in New York City called Shoot the Messenger, a satirical wrap-up of the week's news as seen through the eyes of six-hour morning show Wake Up World, and featuring interviews with such media notables as Rachel Maddow, Andy Borowitz, Ted Rall, Kurt Andersen, Paul Rieckhoff, and Mark Crispin Miller.

In 2012, Winstead founded Lady Parts Justice, an organization dedicated to raising awareness of legislative attempts to block women's reproductive freedoms. Her ongoing national comedy tour to benefit Planned Parenthood and NARAL has raised over 2 million dollars and was made into a documentary film, Smear Campaign which won “Best Documentary Comedy Short” at the Atlanta Documentary Film Festival.

Lizz Winstead Videos

  • Lizz Winstead, Founder of Lady Parts Justice League - YouTube
  • Lizz Winstead Recounts the History of "The Daily Show" - YouTube

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  • How to book Lizz Winstead?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lizz Winstead for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Lizz Winstead, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lizz Winstead or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lizz Winstead?

    Booking fees for Lizz Winstead, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lizz Winstead, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Lizz Winstead?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lizz Winstead for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lizz Winstead for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lizz Winstead or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lizz Winstead or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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  • Lizz Winstead, Founder of Lady Parts Justice League - YouTube
    Lizz Winstead Recounts the History of "The Daily Show" - YouTube

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