John Oliver is a writer and correspondent for “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart“. He joined the show in 2006 and at the time of this writing is yet to be fired. Since then he has done everything from interviewing UN Ambassadors to breaking his nose fighting for the Confederate army.
As a writer he has been nominated for both Emmys and Writers Guild Awards and he won the Breakout Award at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. He performs stand-up around the US and his Comedy Central Hour Special “Terrifying Times” debuted in April 2008. Along with Andy Zaltzman, he also writes and stars in a weekly podcast, “The Bugle: Audio Newspaper for a Visual World“.
He hopes to stay at “The Daily Show” for as long as they and US immigration will allow.