Julianna Forlano is the creator, host, and producer of the acclaimed political news parody series, ABSURDITY TODAY! on DirectTVand Dish Network’s FSTV. It is part of The Young Turks Online Network and is also aired on WBAI radio in New York City and The Progressive Voices Radio Network. (Archives: www.AbsurdityToday.com).
Ms. Forlano is a popular guest commentator on some of today's favorite TV and radio programs including Huffpost Live, The Alyona Show, Progressive Voices Radio, Blog Talk Radio, Revolution Boston Radio Network and more.
As a speaker and performer, Ms. Forlano has a reputation for consistently delivering intelligent, socially relevant, insightful and funny commentary on stage and on air. Named Funniest Comic by Reader’s Digest, her list of notable performances includes being the featured speaker and humorist at Barack Obama’s Official Inaugural Ball as well as appearing in NYC at the Friar’s Club, The Daily Show and Friends Show, Netroots Nation Conferences, and The 92nd Street Y Tribecca.
A contributing writer for CrooksandLiars.com, and TheContributor.com, Julianna Forlano’s writing can also be seen in the Chicago Sun Times, in the book Letters to President Obama and in other outlets.
She earned her BA in Philosophy from Colgate University and holds an MSW with a focus on Public Policy from New York University. Ms. Forlano teaches Media Ethics, Broadcast Journalism Ethics, Writing For Television, Radio, and New Media, Comedy Scriptwriting and Media Studies Courses in the Department of Television & Radio at Brooklyn College and in the Department of Radio, Television, and Film at Hofstra University. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.
TVRA 2616: TV/Radio Writing - Monday and Wednesday :11:00AM -12:15PM
TVRA3661 ADV. TV Comedy Scriptwritting - Thursday 3:40pm - 6:25pm
TVRA 1165: Introduction to Mass Media - Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:15PM
TVRA 2616: TV/Radio Writing - Thursdays: 3:40pm - 6:25PM
TVRA 2420 Sight/Sound/Motion: Basic Production Theories and Techniques - Tuesday and Thrusday: 11:00AM - 12:15PM
TVRA 3761 Multiple Camera Production- Friday 10:15am - 2:45pm
TVRA 2420 Sight/Sound/Motion: Basic Production Theories and Techniques - Friday 9:30am - 12:15pm
TVRA 3841 Elements of Mulitmedia Design and Production - Friday 12:20pm-4:50pm
TVRA 3761 Multiple Camera Production- Wednesday 6:05pm - 10:20pm
TVRA 7740G TV Script: Structuring and Writing:- Friday 10:15am - 2:45pm