|Born||Megan Ann Ganz|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
|Occupation||Comedy writer, editor|
|Known for||Community, The Onion, Modern Family|
In 2006 Ganz graduated with honors from the University of Michigan, where she was editor-in-chief of The Every Three Weekly. After completing her junior year at the university, she interned at Mad Magazine in New York. Ganz had planned to move back to Michigan after her internship was over, but Mad 's editor-in-chief John Ficarra encouraged her to remain in New York and pursue comedy writing. She returned to New York and became assistant editor at The Onion and was later promoted to associate editor.
In 2008 Ganz was featured on an episode of This American Life along with other Onion staff members. An agent from United Talent Agency heard the broadcast and suggested that she move into television writing. In summer 2009 Ganz left her job at The Onion and moved to Los Angeles to become a writer for the Comedy Central sketch show Important Things with Demetri Martin. In 2010, she began writing for the NBC comedy series Community.
Ganz has been dating British comedian Humphrey Ker since 2013.
The following is a partial list of television episodes written by Ganz.
- 2.08 "Cooperative Calligraphy" (writer)
- 2.16 "Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking" (writer)
- 3.08 "Documentary Filmmaking: Redux" (writer)
- 3.17 "Basic Lupine Urology" (writer)
- 4.02 "Paranormal Parentage" (writer)
- 4.13 "Advanced Introduction to Finality" (writer)
- 5.09 "The Big Game" (writer)
- 5.17 "Other People's Children" (writer)
- 5.19 "A Hard Jay's Night" (co-writer)
- 5.24 "The Wedding (Part 2)" (co-writer)
- 6.02 "Do Not Push" (writer)
- 6.16 "Connection Lost" (co-writer)
- "Megan Ganz on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
- Megan Ganz (January 3, 2013). "Reddit Post".
- Van Hyfte, Laura (July 4, 2005). "Court limits student publishing freedom". The Michigan Daily.
- Singer, Andrew (August 5, 2008). "Inside With: Megan Ganz, Assistant Editor at The Onion". The Apiary.
- "Interview: ‘Community’ Writer Megan Ganz". Feminist Film. February 22, 2011. Retrieved May 22, 2011.
- Konigsberg, Eric (November 2, 2009). "Collecting Headlines Funnier Than This". New York TImes. Retrieved May 27, 2011.
- Frucci, Adam (March 28, 2011). "Behind the Scenes at Community with Writer Megan Ganz". Splitsider. Retrieved January 7, 2012.
- Zakarin, Jordan (January 3, 2013). "'Community' Writer Megan Ganz Heads to 'Modern Family'". Hollywood Reporter.
- "NBC's 'Community' writer Megan Ganz, a Kalamazoo-area native, takes writing job for 'Modern Family'". MLive.com. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
- Megan Ganz (meganganz) (June 1, 2012). "Twitter Post". Retrieved September 29, 2012.
- Megan Ganz at the Internet Movie Database
- Megan Ganz on Twitter
- This American Life episode featuring Megan Ganz
- Megan Ganz Reddit Questionnaire (January 7, 2012)