Photo by Devin Vaughn

Photo by Devin Vaughn

Katy Yeiser is a comedy director and writer

Katy Yeiser is a comedy director / writer living in Los Angeles. She is the former Video Director of The Onion, where she oversaw the creative direction of Onion video. She was also the creative head of A Very Fatal Murder, which was The Onion’s hit parody of true crime podcasts. The podcast reached No. 1 on iTunes within 48 hours of its release and was named one of the best podcasts of 2018 by Rolling Stone. You can hear Katy talk about A Very Fatal Murder on NPR's All Things Considered here. She also recently co-created, co-wrote, and co-directed a 10-episode comedic narrative podcast called Frontier Tween through Team Coco, starring Conan O’Brien and Maria Bamford. 

She is also a commercial director. She recently directed the commercial campaign for MLB The Show 19. During the 2018 midterm elections, she wrote and directed dozens of commercials for Democratic candidates, including commercials for three gubernatorial races. She also has experience developing and writing branded content for places like Lime-A-Rita, Lenovo, and the NFL. Do you want Katy to make a commercial for you? She’d love to do it. Email her.

Katy grew up in a small Kentucky town where a lot of famous horses are from. She is based in Los Angeles.