Mike Roe is a writer based in Los Angeles. His sitcom pilot, Student Government, made it to the quarterfinals of the 2016 Austin Film Festival screenplay competition. It also received a staged reading at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and a fully staged production at the Pack Theater. Mike writes and performs with Pack Theater house team Dandy and writes for topical sketch comedy show Top Story Weekly. He was also a finalist for NBC’s Late Night Writers Workshop. By day, he works as a journalist for NPR affiliate KPCC, covering news and pop culture. His pop culture coverage earned him a nomination for a National Entertainment Journalism award.
"We locked ourselves in the hotel and just wrote for a weekend, to just go write somewhere else and not be distracted."
• Mike Roe on Twitter
• The sketch team Dandy