Robin Thede, Head Writer of THE NIGHTLY SHOW, is making History

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19:  Host Larry Wilmore appears on the debut episode of Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" at The Nightly Show Studios on January 19, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Comedy Central)

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 19: Host Larry Wilmore appears on the debut episode of Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” at The Nightly Show Studios on January 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Comedy Central)

Robin Thede is the first black woman head writer for a major late night talk show, i.e., THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE. Click on her image below for the story of how she got there and how she does it:

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