Jonnell Burke is a TV writer born (definitely), bred (mostly), and based (mainly) in Brooklyn, NY. She attended the University of Pennsylvania where she studied neuroscience and linguistics. She is currently a writer on the Adult Swim animated series XV-LIV, and she got her start as a writer’s assistant in rooms that included HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, HBO’s PAUSE with Sam Jay, and Peacock’s BUST DOWN.
She writes “fish out of water” stories that deal with multicultural demons, multiverse theory, and the mental gymnastics of immigrants working to be afforded the same rights as the absolute worst Americans. And she’d love to meet you, too!