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Writer JR Havlan '87 shares in "The Daily Show's" Emmy spotlight

Comedy Central presents The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" airs weekdays on Comedy Central; CSUEB alumnus JR Havlan is a member of the writing staff.

  • September 2, 2010 5:45am

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart won the award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series at Sunday's Emmy Awards — and for us at Cal State East Bay that means congratulations to alumnus JR Havlan, a member of the show's crack writing staff.

This is the eighth consecutive win for the show itself. Havlan and the writers were nominated this year, too, but didn't win — but they took home Emmys in 2009, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, and 2001. Check the upcoming issue of Cal State East Bay Magazine for more about J.R. Havlan and a day in his life at The Daily Show.


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