Paula Skaggs is a writer, comedian and producer.

Paula was selected to be part of the 2017 NBC Late Night Writers Workshop, and was named a 2017 Notable Writer for the New York Television Festival. Her writing has also been featured in the 2016 NBC Scene Showcase, the Mary Scruggs Works by Women Festival and the Chicago Women’s Funny Fest.

She’s a graduate of the Second City Conservatory Program and the iO Improv Training Center, and is currently a Writer for Second City’s “The News* With Maggie Smith” and a Writer/Producer of “Hello! It’s Hobert” (premiering in Spring 2019). Paula performs sketch as Sharky and Sharko, along with her BFF Megan Stalter. She also is part of the improv team Cool Girl Tank Top.

When she’s not doing comedy, you can find Paula re-watching old “Seinfeld” episodes (again), drinking her weight in La Croix and writing in third person.

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