Francesca Fiorentini

Host and Producer, Newsbroke on AJ+

Francesca Fiorentini


Francesca Fiorentini is host and producer of Newsbroke on AJ+, and is behind such viral hits like “White Fragility in the Workplace” and “How to Be The Perfect Rape Victim”. She is also a correspondent with “Explorer” on National Geographic Channel. She has been featured at SF Sketchfest, on the podcast “Lovett or Leave It”, at the Comedy Comedy Festival in LA, and in seedy bars throughout the Bay Area.


Panel Name: Behind the Scene – Making Humor Work

Panel Date & Time: May 3, 4:45pm – 5:15pm

Description: Creating, developing, and producing humorous content is challenging, even if it’s your full-time job. But getting buy-in and securing budgets is much more challenging, especially in the red(tape) zone. Learn from this panel of polished pros on how they make humor work for businesses, TV networks, brands, and their own careers— securing budgets, producing great work, dealing with brand hardliners, forging buy-in, and staying focused on connecting deeply with fans. Best of all, get a behind-the-scenes view of each panelist who will be performing Stand Up at Comedy Marketing Club later in the evening.