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Jason Ross (writer)

Jason Ross
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States[1]
Nationality American
Education University of California, Santa Barbara
Occupation Writer
Years active 2003–
Style Comedic
Home town Chico, California, United States[2]
Television The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
The Daily Show
Spouse(s) Nicole Revere[3]
Children 2[3]

Jason Ross is an American writer and seven-time Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series winner.


  • Early life 1
  • The Daily Show 2
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early life

Ross grew up in Chico, California, and graduated from Chico Senior High School in 1988.[3] He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was a 1993 Collegiate Gold Circle Awards winner for his work at Daily Nexus.[4] He served as the news editor at Daily Nexus before being promoted to editor-in-chief[3] and graduated from UCSB in 1993.[5]

The Daily Show

Ross joined The Daily Show in 2002,[3] where he ended up spending 11 years, finally departing in June 2013.[6] As a staff writer, he was awarded seven Emmy Awards.

He also helped to write the show's two best-selling books, America and Earth.[7]

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Ross joined Late Night with Jimmy Fallon for the 2013–14 television season.[8]


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