Jordan Klepper Joins The Daily Show as a Correspondent

Jordan Klepper Joins The Daily Show
Jordan Klepper (Photo credit: Justin Chabot)
Upright Citizens Brigade’s Jordan Klepper has been tapped to be a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central. Klepper joins the show and will join with correspondents Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, Aasif Mandvi and Jessica Williams who make up what Comedy Central calls the “best f—ing news team ever.”
Klepper made his debut on the March 3, 2014 episode that aired at 11pm ET/PT and which found the newbie correspondent reporting “live” from Ukraine.
Brief Bio on Jordan Klepper [Courtesy of Comedy Central]

Klepper has been a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City for three years and has written and appeared in comedy shorts for UCB Comedy. He has had multiple long-running shows at UCB, several with his wife and frequent collaborator, Laura Grey. “Klepper & Grey” co-created and co-starred in the UCB Comedy-produced pilot presentation Engaged, which was recently featured at the New York Television Festival, and the “Engaged” web series is currently running online. “Klepper & Grey” also wrote and starred in the short film TMI, which was a featured short at Slamdance in 2012, and their newest short, Peepers, will be premiering this month at SXSW.
Klepper is from Kalamazoo, Michigan and prior to his time at UCB New York, he spent time training and performing in Chicago at Improv Olympic and The Second City. While in Chicago he was a writer/correspondent for the Big Ten Network’s “Friday Night Tailgate.” Also while in Chicago he co-created and co-starred in a long running hit iO sketch-show “Steve and Jordan, Respectively,” which The Chicago Tribune called “among the best sketch shows in Chicago.” Klepper is repped by Kirsten Ames Management and Fred Hashagen at Paradigm.

Source: Comedy Central
-Posted by Rebecca Murray

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