Nate Duran

Freelance Comedy Writer & Creative Writer

Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
2 Skills

To gain experience in the business of creative writing and filmmaking in order to become a successful screenwriter.


• Groundlings School: 2013 - Present

• Upright Citizens Brigade School: 2013 - Present

• University of Colorado, Boulder, CO: 2009 - 2013
B.S. in Broadcast Journalism with an
emphasis in Writing


2014 - Present:
Writer and Performer for Top Story Weekly, a weekly political satire sketch show at IO West.

2013 - Present:
Performed stand-up, improv and sketch comedy at various clubs and theatres in Hollywood including G3 (the Groundlings smaller theater), Upright Citizens Brigade, The Comedy Store, Cupcake and Neon Venus.

2012 - 2013:
Investigative Reporter, Writer and Broadcaster for News Team Boulder, the University of Colorado’s Television News Station.

2010 - 2013:
Team Coordinator, Manager and Head Coach for the Colorado Elite Basketball Academy. I coordinated all the teams, tryouts, practices, clinics and tournaments for a basketball league of approximately 300 boys and girls. I personally conducted many of the development clinics and head coached the 6th grade boy’s team for three seasons.

2010 - 2012:
Writer, Editor and Publisher for The Odyssey, the University of Colorado’s Greek (as in fraternity/sorority) community newspaper. I wrote and edited various articles for the newspaper. I also conducted advertising sales calls and handled various business matters for the newspaper.

Summer 2011:
Writer for Fanattic.Net, a sports commentary website where I wrote various sports related articles before the website was acquired by RantSports.Com.

Summer 2011:
Disc Jockey at KVCU Radio 1190, the University of Colorado’s radio station.

Fall 2009:
Student Council Member at the University of Colorado.


• Stand-up comedy
• Improv comedy
• Excellent knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, iMovie, Final Draft, Word, Excel and Power Point
• Sketch comedy writing
• Journalistic writing
• Coaching basketball
• Athletic training, conditioning and development
• Extensive knowledge of basketball, football and baseball
Skills (2) Rating
Comedy Writing
Creative Writing