Adam Yenser is a comedian and Emmy Award-winning writer for The Ellen DeGeneres Show. A native of Pennsylvania, Adam began performing stand-up at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. He has appeared on Conan, has written for The Oscars, and has been a freelance contributor to SNL’s Weekend Update. Adam mixes sharp observational humor with a uniquely conservative political perspective and was named Best New Political Comedian at Politicon 2015. He can be seen on Ellen as a correspondent and in the recurring hidden camera segment “Kevin the Cashier Played By Adam.” Adam is a graduate of Penn State University where he recently returned to serve as a commencement speaker.
Assistant to the Segment Producers – Conan
Political comedian and performer. Participated in panels.
Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and Academy Award-winning director Adam McKay hosted the Unrig the System Summit with a live comedic performance by Adam Yenser.
Top advocacy leaders, academics, comedians, musicians, celebrities, activists, philanthropists, journalists, and more all gathered at the Unrig the System Summit in New Orleans from Feb 2-4, 2018. We crossed partisan and ideological divides to work together on concrete solutions to unrig America’s political system…with plenty of New Orleans fun mixed in.