The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has added Jaboukie Young-White as the latest correspondent to join “The World’s Fakest News Team” which includes Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan and Roy Wood Jr. Young-White will make his debut on the show tonight, at 11 p.m. ET/PT with an in-studio desk piece.
Young-White (@jaboukie) is a comedian and filmmaker from Chicago. You may remember just seeing him perform the other night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
His other credits include the films Rough Night and Set It Up.
Young-White was named one of Variety’s 2018 10 Comics to Watch. He has performed stand-up on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on two occasions and can be seen on the upcoming season of HBO’s series Crashing. In 2017, Young-White was selected as a Comic to Watch at the New York Comedy Festival, was named as one of the Comedians You Should and Will Know by Vulture/New York Magazine, was selected as an Up Next comedian at Comedy Central’s inaugural Clusterfest, and was tapped as one of Rolling Stone’s 25 Under 25. Previously, Young-White was a staff writer on Netflix’s American Vandal and just finished as a story editor on season three of Netflix’s hit animated series Big Mouth.