Speaker Meredith Scardino



Meredith Scardino

Showrunner, Executive Producer

Meredith Scardino is the creator and showrunner of the Emmy-nominated comedy series, Girls5eva, currently in its third season on Netflix. Prior to which, she worked as a writer-producer on the entire run of the critically-acclaimed Tina Fey, Robert Carlock series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. She got her start in comedy writing in late night and spent six years writing for The Colbert Report, where she won four Emmys, three Writers Guild Awards, and a Peabody. She has also written for Saturday Night Live, At Home with Amy Sedaris, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and The Golden Globe Awards, and began her career working as a cartoonist and animator. Scardino lives in New York City with her partner, son (who inspired the Girls5eva song New York Lonely Boy), and loyal hound.

Speaking on: Who Runs This Mutha: Showrunner Superpanel

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