Lakendra Tookes and Amber Ruffin to write for NBC shows!
Big news! Two iO alumns – Lakendra Tookes and Amber Ruffin just landed big writing jobs at NBC!
Lakendra will be joining the writing staff at SNL (alongside another recent hire/iO alumnus in Katie Rich). Lakendra has been an iO West feature for years, and we’re thrilled for her!
Amber Ruffin is a veteran of iO’s Chicago theater, and has been added to the staff of NBC’s new late night venture, The Seth Meyers Show. Congratulations Amber!