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"Have you seen Keli Dailey's web show News Hangover? It's hilarious, AND it has some smart points to make about workplace dynamics for women."

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Meet Your Comedy-News Host, Keli - NEWS HANGOVER

Meet Your Comedy-News Host, Keli - NEWS HANGOVER

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Keli is an award-winning journalist, performer and educator. She uses her multimedia storytelling skills and grit to advance truth, democracy, liberation and the common good.

Keli currently teaches media classes at the University of San Francisco, Saint Mary's College of California and Mills College, where she also leads the Communication program.

She has held posts at outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, the Cincinnati Enquirer, TIME magazine’s Asia Bureau and the San Diego Union-Tribune. In 2013, Keli was awarded a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University.

True fact: Keli believes in the power of comedy to communicate news. She's the creator of "Surviving San Francisco"--a series of fact-based comedy shows examining life in America's most expensive city. She produced, wrote and starred in an original comedy-news webseries for young women called "News Hangover," supported by First Look Media. Keli's style of comedy-news has been recognized by Poynter, Huffington Post, the Austin Chronicle, women’s blogs and comedy sites like Whohaha. Keli sits on the advisory board of Pilot Media Initiatives, a social enterprise committed to enhancing democracy through political satire. Keli's first work blending comedy with reporting explored Chris Rock’s advice to avoid streets named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – see that here.

Keli’s master’s degree comes from the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. Her undergraduate degrees in English literature and journalism come from the University of Texas at Austin, in her home state.