College Essay and Writing Specialist
Ned received a B.A. in General Studies from the University of Michigan. After graduating, Ned moved to NYC to pursue his dream of becoming a television comedy writer. During his 25-year career in New York and Los Angeles, Ned has been a staff writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Politically Incorrect and Real Time with Bill Maher, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Jeselnik Offensive with Anthony Jeselnik, Fashion Police with Joan Rivers, and other shows. Ned has been nominated for two Prime-Time Emmy Awards and five Writers Guild of America awards for Best Writing. The highlight of Ned’s career was traveling to Lagos in 2017 tasked with creating Nigeria’s version of The Daily Show. Working with six young Nigerian writers with no previous television experience, Ned helped them launch The Other News, which became one of the highest-rated television shows in Nigeria. Ned’s articles have been featured in print and online magazines, and he has contributed material to numerous best-selling books, speeches, screenplays, and TV pilots. Ned currently lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he works as a substitute teacher of all subjects for all grade levels.