Comedy. Writer. etc.  

Ilana Gordon is a writer originally from Connecticut. She has lived in Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles, and currently resides in a state of continuous panic.   

Ilana writes about culture, entertainment and tech; in her spare time, she writes jokes. In 2022, Ilana helped cover LA Tech Week for dot.LA. Before that, she was an Associate Producer for E! News' flagship morning show, "Daily Pop" where she produced interviews and segments with celebrities like Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Laverne Cox, Joel McHale, Dua Lipa, and Jamie Foxx.  


Input Mag, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Entertainment Weekly

The A.V. Club, JezebelThe Daily Dot, dot.LAPaste MagazineRewire.News

The Takeout, Atlas Obscura, HuffPost, Business InsiderByrdieThe American Bystander, Weekly Humorist,,  Reductress, Mashable, The Second City Network, RedEye Chicago, The Chicago Reader,​​ ART + marketing, The Muse


Ilana has written four comedic pilots, any of which she would be happy to share with you. Most recently, her pilot "Cash Explosion" was a Top 5 Finalist in Final Draft's Big Break 2020 Competition, and an Official Selection of Coverfly's Spring 2021 Pitch Week. Her pilot "O Cannibal" was a Top 10 Finalist in the Table Read My Screenplay Comedy Genre Competition, an Official Selection of the Austin Comedy Film Festival, and was included on Coverfly's Red List


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