Jimmy Tingle, Comedian, Commentator, Activist and Entrepreneur

Jimmy Tingle is a comedian, commentator, activist and entrepreneur. He is a 2010 graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and was that year’s graduate school commencement speaker. He has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special. Theatrical credits include four one-person shows. He also wrote and produced his first documentary film, Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream, which aired on PBS and is now available on DVD. Born in Cambridge, Tingle has the rare distinction of winning Boston magazine’s “Best of Boston” in two different categories, for “stand-up comedy” and “best alternative theater” for the venue he founded in 2002, Jimmy Tingle’s OFF BROADWAY Theater. His newest project is a social enterprise and solo show entitled "Humor for Humanity" which aspires to raise spirits, funds and awareness for non profits, charities and social causes.

More information at www.jimmytingle.com.