Jenny Jaffe

Founder
Project UROK

Jenny Jaffe received her BFA in Television Writing from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 2012. While at NYU, Jenny was a member (And later director) of NYU's premiere sketch group, Hammerkatz. During her senior year, Jenny was hired as a full time staff writer/performer at CollegeHumor. She then went on to write for MTV's Nikki and Sara Live, and served as head writer on a pilot, Love Week, for VH1 Online. In 2014, Jenny started Project UROK, a non-profit organization dedicated to combating the isolation of teen mental illness, which was acquired by the Child Mind Institute in 2016. She is currently a staff writer at Disney's Big Hero 6, and is the creator and star of the forthcoming series Neurotica for IFC's Comedy Crib. She is a regular contributor to Vulture, and the co-author of Now Playing at the Umlaut Cinema, which will be released in 2017 through Devastator Press. She can be found on Twitter @jennyjaffe

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