Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough has studied and performed improv and sketch comedy at The Groundlings, The Magnet, and the Upright Citizens Brigade theaters in Los Angeles and New York. Her writing and comedy videos have been featured on The New Yorker, Splitsider, Huffington Post, The Verge, and Laughing Squid among others, and broadcast on French television on the Canal+ network. Her original comedy short 'F the Internet' was an official selection of the 2016 LA Comedy Festival and her webseries 'Janice Gunter, Ghost Hunter' has been written up in The Brooklyn Paper and featured on NYC's PIX 11 News.
As a director/producer she has produced award-winning social issues video content for the UN, the ACLU, The World Health Organization, former mayor Michael Bloomberg, Planned Parenthood, and The Syria Campaign among others. Her documentary short 'Weekends With Francis' premiered at the Brooklyn Short Film Festival and The HBO film ‘Which Way Is the Front Line From Here’ which she worked on as an editorial assistant was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy.