about jo
Jo Scott has been writing and performing comedy in Chicago for over 8 years. She has written and co-written over two dozen plays, sketch shows, and solo revues.

For the last 6 years, Jo has worked closely with her best friend and comedy partner, Jeff Murdoch. The two make up the comedy duo Seriously Unprepared. Together they've written and starred in numerous “Seriously Unprepared Presents” comedy shorts and improvise regularly throughout Chicago. Recently Jo and Jeff co-wrote episode 3 of NYTVF’s first original series, “The Jamz,” which can be seen on Netflix. They also created, wrote, and starred in the webseries “Curfeud,” and the sitcom pilot “Family Heirloom,” both official selections to the New York Television Festival.

You can catch Jo playing with her iO Harold team Smokin’ Hot Dad, independent all-lady team, Super Human, Second City's Touring Company, or producing & performing in Annoyance Theatre’s weekly sketch show, Holy Fuck Comedy Hour. You may have seen her on Adult Swim in Joe Pera Talks With You or in a variety of artistically satisfying internet commercials.

Jo hails from South Bend, Indiana, and served two years in the jungles of Suriname as a Peace Corps volunteer. Jo and her husband, Peter, are proud parents to twin monsters.