Josh Healey

Josh Healey (Executive Producer / Lead Writer) is an award-winning writer, producer, and creative activist. He is the lead writer and executive producer of The North Pole, an acclaimed political comedy web series about gentrification, global warming, and gluten-free donuts. A regular performer on NPR’s Snap Judgment, Healey’s work has been featured in the New York Times, HBO, and his 13-year-old nephew Brian Silverstein’s Youtube page – where it has at least 27 ‘likes.’ He has performed and presented at UC-Berkeley, Harvard, NYU, and over 100 colleges, high schools, and conferences across the country. Healey previously served as the program director for Youth Speaks, leading spoken word and hip-hop education programs across the Bay Area and the U.S. He was later the Culture Shift Director for Movement Generation, producing comedic videos for climate justice and racial equity. Back when he was relatively young, Healey received the Mario Savio Young Activist Award. More recently he was named one of the Grist 50 leading artists and activists in the country. Born and raised in DC, Healey now eats his daily bagel in Oakland, CA.