Second City alum, hired by Jimmy Fallon, is working for a different kind of ‘Tonight Show’
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Rebecca Drysdale has been working as the “Tonight Show” head writer since April, communicating with her colleagues over email and Zoom. | Sunshine Sachs

New head writer Rebecca Drysdale considers it ‘a fun challenge’ to see what kinds of comedy the team can generate as the star hosts from his home. Second City alum Rebecca Drysdale now is helping shape “The Tonight Show,” as illustrious a TV franchise as there ever was. And she’s doing it in her jammies.

As the head writer since April, she...

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