In this interview we learn how Biniam applies his social media marketing skills to his comedy career. He used to work for MakerStudios, a huge company that grew influencers and social media stars and connected them with corporate sponsors/brand deals. We also talk about his personal comedy career and how he got in with Comedy Central! I learned a lot and think this information is super practical to the modern comic.
Bio: Ben Bizuneh’s stand up was recently featured on Comedy Central. Ben Bizuneh is a writer, actor, and comedian who made his television stand-up debut on Viceland’s “Flophouse” and recently starred opposite Beth Behrs in the Lee Daniels FOX pilot, “Culture Clash.” Bizuneh has created several originals for Comedy Central Digital including Demitrinox’ “Antidepressant for Black Folk” and “How To Be Broke,” which recently wrapped its second season. Ben wrote on staff for “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and previously consulted on TruTV’s “Billy on the Street.”