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By Ray Rahman Source As The Daily Show’s youngest-ever correspondent, Jessica Williams is at the helm of segments on race and gender politics in America that are not only insightful and hilarious, but increasingly relevant to a generation that has begun to place a bigger emphasis on social justice. It’s a skill she learned from host Jon Stewart, who has […]

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By Cosmopolitan Source As one of the youngest correspondents on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Jessica Williams has entertained millions with her wit, critical eye, and insightful social commentary. Whether she’s tackling topics like racism and sexism, or challenging a far left-wing supporter on their ideologies face-to-face, she does so with hilarity and authority. But while […]

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By Mike Ryan Source Right before this interview started, Jessica Williams – who is best known for her work on The Daily Show — wanted to trade seats with me.

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Claire Hannum Source Last week, “Daily Show” correspondent Jessica Williams paid a visit to the NYU science labs to conduct some #EmojiScience experiments.

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By Elise Czajkowski Source In only a couple of years, Jessica Williams has become a vital member of one the most influential comedy shows on television. She joined The Daily Show in 2012 at the age of 22, making her the show’s youngest correspondent ever. Since then, she’s become an integral part of the Daily Show team, […]

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As told to Arianna Davis Source The rising comedian and Daily Show correspondent fills in the blanks.

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By Lauren Williams Source WHEN NICKELODEON canceled Just for Kicks, a 2006 dramedy about a girls’ high school soccer team, Jessica Williams, one of its stars, decided she was through with acting and went back to being a student in real life.

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By Arianna Davis Source I first fell in love with comedy… when I’d visit my granny as a kid.

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By Caitlin Brody Source The Daily Show star Jessica Williams auditioned in a sales-rack suit to land her dream job. She has tips for landing yours. Back in 2011, as she was about to take final exams at California State University Long Beach, Jessica Williams got the call: She’d be the new correspondent on The […]

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By Jessica Williams Source A lot of people ask me what a typical work day is like. Here we go:

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Moontower Interview: Hasan Minhaj

By Robert Faires Source Getting hired as a correspondent for The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was, without question, a great break for Hasan Minhaj. But it isn’t as if the 29-year-old comedian was sitting around waiting for his cell to ring. This is a guy who in just a few years has made a mark in stand-up, […]

October 2nd, 2013: The Taping ReporT!

By Anna-Neko Source This was my second time going (went with a friend last year), and just the day before got to experience ‘The Daily Show’ too!

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