David Miner (television producer)

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David Miner
Born (1969-11-15) November 15, 1969 (age 49)
Alma materSkidmore College
OccupationTalent manager, television producer
Jennifer Weis (m. 1994)

David Miner (born November 15, 1969) is an American television producer[2] and talent manager who is known for his work as an executive producer on 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Master of None and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.[3][4][5]

Early life[edit]

Miner attended Skidmore College where in 1988 he founded the school's first improvisational comedy group and in 1990 created and produced the National College Comedy Festival, an ongoing annual event for over 25 years.[6] He also worked as a summer intern at The Second City in Chicago.[7]


Upon graduation, Miner returned to New York where he soon became a Producer and company member with the city's longest running improvisational theater, Chicago City Limits.[1] In 1995 he relocated to Los Angeles to join talent management and production firm 3 Arts Entertainment, where he rose to Partner.[8] Miner is the manager of Tina Fey.[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

In addition to winning three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series for producing 30 Rock, Miner has received 12 additional Emmy nominations[9] as well as Golden Globe and Peabody Awards.



  1. ^ a b "Weddings; Jennifer C. Weis, David J. Miner". The New York Times. January 10, 1994. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  2. ^ "Bios: David Miner". Foxflash. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
  3. ^ Hale, Mike (September 16, 2013). "Watching the Detectives, for a Laugh". The New York Times. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  4. ^ Stanley, Alessandra (March 5, 2015). "Review: 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Features a Midwestern Fish Out of Water". The New York Times. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  5. ^ Abrams, Natalie (July 28, 2015). "Aziz Ansari's 'Master of None' snags Claire Danes, Noah Emmerich, more". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 19, 2018.
  6. ^ Angelo, Megan (February 3, 2012). "Sophomoric Humor? Bring It On!". The New York Times. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  7. ^ a b Dowd, Maureen (January 2009). "What Tina Fey Wants". Vanity Fair. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  8. ^ Miner, David (May 20, 2015). "How David Letterman Drove Fringe Comedy Mainstream (Guest Column)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  9. ^ "David Miner". Television Academy. Retrieved October 19, 2018.

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