Women in Comedy Festival: Diversity Showcase
May 8, 2014
Host: Bethany van Delft
Featured: Priya Prasad, Nour Hadidi, Vernita Bostick, Jackie Singer, Crista Jackson, Sam Johnson
Since first making a name for herself at colleges and east coast comedy clubs, Erin’s conversational style and relatable humor have helped to propel her onto the national stage. In 2013, Erin traveled with Dave Chappelle as the opening act for his summer tour and landed a co-hosting spot on “Exhale,” a provocative and candid talk series, now in its second season on Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s ASPiRE television network. She was also nominated “Best Female Entertainer” by Campus Activities Magazine, the official publication of the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA).Erin has performed stand-up on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” OWN’s “Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious,” Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” TV Guide Network’s “Standup in Stilettos” and was a semifinalist on season 6 of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” She has appeared on VH-1 and TV Guide Network as a panelist on pop-culture countdown shows such as “40 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of the 90′s” and “Best Movie Kisses,” and her writing has been featured in The Washington Post and on NYTimes.com.A proud alumna of Howard University, Erin is also obsessed with the Philadelphia Eagles.