country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Rye High School
occupation: screenwriter, television producer
Steve Bodow is an American television writer and producer. Most recently he was Executive Producer and showrunner of Netflix's Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj. From 2015 to March 2019 he was Executive Producer/co-showrunner of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, following his 13 years at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as an Executive Producer, Head Writer and staff writer. He was also Consulting Producer for The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, after serving as EP on the hour-long Jordan Klepper Solves Guns special.
Bodow is a founding member and a past artistic director of the New York theater group Elevator Repair Service, best known for Gatz, its full-text adaptation of The Great Gatsby.
Before joining The Daily Show in 2002, Bodow was a journalist for Wired, New York Magazine, Salon and the New York Times Magazine. He grew up in Rye, NY, graduating Rye High School, Yale University, and NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program. While at Yale, Bodow co-founded the improv group Just Add Water.
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