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Writer & Storyteller, Catie Lazarus Has Passed Away.



Writer & Storyteller, Catie Lazarus Is Dead.

Name Catie Lazarus
Birth Place Washington DC, United States
Death Date December 14, 2020
Career Writer, Talk Show Host
Education Went to Wesleyan University in Middletown.

Popular writer, storyteller and talk show host who was awarded “Best Comedy Writer” at the ENCY Awards, Catie Lazarus has sadly passed away. She was reported to have died today December 14 2020. Circumstances surrounding is not yet known as at the time of filing this report but Catie has been battling with cancer for years now.

Catie’s death news was announced by Miriam Gottfried in a series of tweets made via her Twitter handle.

The tweets read: Devastated to learn of the death of my friend Catie Lazarus, a brilliant interviewer and host of Employee of the Month show, who bore terminal cancer with incredible grace for the past six years. May her memory be a blessing.

Following her success in her career, Catie Lazarus was named one of New York’s “Top 100 New Yorkers.” She is best known as creator and host of the Employee of the Month show (EOTM), a monthly comedy show and podcast filmed live at Joe’s Pub in New York City where she interviews famous people about their jobs.

Catie has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Marie-Claire, The Daily Beast, Cosmo, Out Magazine, The Forward, Bust Magazine, Slate, The New York Post, Sundance Channel, IFC, UCB Videos and Funny or Die, and contributed essays to multiple anthologies.

Reacting to her death, Creator and owner of the Story Studio, Kevin Allison described Cate Lazarus as a brilliant producer, performer and interviewer.

Man oh, man. I’m heartbroken to hear we’ve lost Catie Lazarus. Catie was one of the first guests on RISK! and was the most charming, kind, honest, smart, and generous of souls. A brilliant, producer/performer/interviewer and always illuminating to talk to. I’ve always really appreciated the rare folks in show business who, when you ask, “Wait. how do you do it?” will sincerely have a heart to heart with you about managing these crazy careers we carve out. Catie was one of those people. I believe she was working on a book. I hope we do get to see some or all of it!

Catie will sure be missed by the whole community. She was loved and admired by so many of us. Always a delight. May she rest in peace; He wrote on Facebook.


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Catie Lazarus Education

Lazarus received her Masters of Arts and Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University. She was studying for her doctorate in clinical psychology— until she met Tina Fey. While researching Mean Girls, Tina Fey (alongside Jack McBrayer) taught a little improv to Catie and several others at an Empower Program event, an organization which worked on bullying to sexual harassment and violence issues, where Lazarus had worked.

She dropped out of her doctoral studies, moved to New York, started taking improv classes, and hopped on a stage for the first time at Stand-Up New York, where she won a contest she hadn’t even entered. Lazarus landed on the cover page of a local paper and the rest is herstory. Lazarus lives in Brooklyn with her dog Lady Lazarus.

Watch Catie Lazarus Employee Of The Month Talk Show

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