CJ Hunt

CJ Hunt

Comedy writer and director

CJ Hunt is a comedy writer and director living in NYC.

He is currently a field producer for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. CJ has also been a staff writer for A&E's Black and White, a cast member on MTV2's Vidiots, and a field producer for BET's The Rundown with Robin Thede

CJ is also the director of The Neutral Ground, documentary about memory, monuments, and breaking up with the confederacy. It’s available now on PBS.

CJ is an Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow with New America. He is also an alumnus of the Firelight Media Documentary Lab and New Orleans Film Fest’s Emerging Voices fellowship for directors of color. His work is supported by: ITVS, The Southern Documentary Fund, The Center for Asian American Media, SFFILM, and The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation.

A regular host of The Moth, CJ also runs the weekly standup show Good Delivery with co-hosts Natasha Vaynblat (Comedy Central) and James Hamilton (Vice News). He misses the good old days with the sketch group Stupid Time Machine touring San Francisco Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest, iO West, and the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival.  

A graduate from Brown University in Africana Studies, CJ is endlessly fascinated by race and comedy's ability to say what we can't.