MASC/MASS 2018: Speakers - Jimmy Tingle

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Humorist and Candidate for Lieutenant Governor

Jimmy Tingle is a humorist, commentator, activist, entrepreneur and, most recently, a candidate for Lt. Governor of Massachusetts. He is a graduate of Mass-Dartmouth and a 2010 graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Tingle has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special.

His theatrical credits include writing, performing and producing several one-person shows including Uncommon Sense: Jimmy Tingle for President—the Funniest Campaign in History and Jimmy TIngle’s American Dream. He has also appeared in several documentary film including Damned in the USA; America with the Top Down; and When Stand Up Stood Out. Feature film credits include Next Stop Wonderland; Head of State starring Chris Rock and Clear History starring Larry David.

Tingle has the rare distinction of winning Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” in the stand-up comedy category and for “best alternative theater” as the producer and artistic director of Jimmy TIngle’s Off Broadway theater in Somerville.

He is the founder of a new social enterprise and solo show entitled “Humor for Humanity” which aspires to raise spirits, funds and awareness for nonprofits, charities and social causes.

Jimmy Tingle will be a featured guest speaker at the Dinner on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the 2018 MASC/MASS Joint Conference - Sign Up Today!