Ana Defillo is a Caracas-born, Miami-raised, NYC-based writer, researcher, and producer. She is currently a Research Producer at Desus & Mero Showtime. 

Ana marries her love for politics, racial justice, comedy, and television as a freelance writer, researcher, and producer for networks such as Showtime, TBS, PBS, and National Geographic, and as a sketch performer and improviser around NYC.  

Ana holds a Masters in Global Affairs from New York University, a graduate certificate in Human Rights from Columbia University, and a BA in Cinema Studies from the University of Central Florida. She’s studied sketch comedy, improv, and satire writing at the Upright Citizens Brigade, The People’s Improv Theater, and Second City. Ana’s writing has been featured on McSweeney’s, Complex, Teen Vogue, Vulture, and more.