Josh Johnson is a standup, Emmy nominated writer and performer from Louisiana by way of Chicago. He is currently a writer on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and was featured on season 1 of Kevin Hart’s Hart of the City. Josh was named one of Comedy Central’s ‘Comics to Watch’ in 2015 and one of the Just For Laughs Festival’s ‘New Faces’ in 2016. He is a former writer and performer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he also made his late-night stand-up debut in 2017.
As a stand-up, Josh has performed at clubs, colleges and festivals around the world, including JFL Montreal, Bumbershoot, Moontower, Riot LA, Bridgetown, High Plains and the New York Comedy Festival. On screen, Josh has appeared on CONAN, @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, and, in 2017, he released his Comedy Central half-hour special and album ‘I Like You’. His story ‘Catfishing the KKK’ has amassed over 4 million hits on YouTube.
Josh’s latest standup special was released on Netflix as part of The Comedy Lineup in Fall 2018 and his Comedy Central digital series ‘Genies’ premiered in late 2018. Josh is currently opening for Trevor Noah on his "Loud and Clear" tour.
You can see Josh on the following show: