Alison Rich Hired as a Writer at ‘SNL’


The debut of Saturday Night Live’s 40th season is just around the corner, and the show has hired a new writer to its staff with the addition of Alison Rich. Rich got her start at UCB in New York, won the UCB NBC Diversity Showcase in 2012, and recently moved to Los Angeles to perform in the CBS Diversity Showcase as well as on the UCBLA Maude Team Tut. She also won the IFC “Out of the Box” development deal at the New York Television Festival last year for her web series Incognito co-created with current Late Night writer Andrew Law, and she appears in the upcoming Elizabeth Banks-produced web series Resident Advisors as well as Peaked, an MTV web series she co-created and wrote with Nicole Byer. Her credits include writing for Billy on the Street and appearing on Best Week Ever, Bunk, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

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