ABOUT ME

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ZACK MORRISON

                                   is a comedy writer and filmmaker from New Jersey, currently living in Los Angeles, and wishes not to be confused with Saved By The Bell's Zack Morris—who is trash. Zack is the writer and director of Everything's Fine: A Panic Attack in D Major, a 2019 Television Academy student Emmy winner. He also is the host and director the travel series, Space Tourists, for Space Channel, and the host, producer, and co-creator of the YouTube variety series, We Have A Show. Previously, he was a writer and producer on TIME Magazine's weekly news show, The Breakdown, as well as a writer's assistant at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.  Zack holds a MFA degree in television writing from Columbia University.

RESUME

THE BREAKDOWN, TIME INC.
Associate Producer, 2018

Produce two segments weekly for digital news-entertainment show. Write copy for live host, oversee production for all field shoots, supervise post production and delivery for live streaming across multiple branded platforms.

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THE TONIGHT SHOW
Writers Assistant, 2018
Writers PA, 2017

Research and write daily joke setups for monologue team; compile joke documents for talent and staff. Take revision notes during writers’ meetings and monologue rehearsal; coordinate asks with head writer.

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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
Script PA, 2017

Assist script department in distributing scripts for weekly table reads with guest host, cast, and crew. Ensure talent, director, producers, and staff have up-to-date revisions as they are made during the live show.

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LATE NIGHT
Writers PA, 2016

Research and write daily joke setups for monologue team; compile joke documents for talent and staff. Grip & PA on field shoots, wrangle monologue rehearsal audience, stand in for talent as needed.

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MTV ON-AIR PROMOS
Creative Assistant, 2013

Assist writing staff in on-air promo script development, production, and post. Tasked with pitching and producing a post-produced promo for 'Teen Wolf.'

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IDEAS UNITED
Freelance Producer, 2012-2019

Pitch, write, direct, shoot, and/or edit various integrated-marketing spots, narrative, or doc pieces. Hire crew, field produce on set, and coordinate production with Atlanta-based IU team. Past clients include: Adobe, Lucasfilm, Google, ABC, MTV, TBS, TNT, Lyft, NCAA, Samsung, T-Mobile.

EDUCATION

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Master of Fine Art, 2018
Screenwriting & Directing
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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts, 2014
Journalism & Filmmaking
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