A Look Back: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Comedy news team dove into media and humor at SXSW 2019

During the SXSW Conference’s Media & Journalism Track Featured Session: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on March 9, Noah, along with Daily Show correspondents Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, Desi Lydic, Dulce Sloan, Roy Wood Jr., and Jaboukie Young-White joined CNN Anchor & Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper for a lively discussion of how today’s fast-paced media cycle has changed (and keeps changing!) the latenight comedy landscape.

“As long as you look knowingly into the lens, any quote seems powerful.”

– Trevor Noah (Host, Executive Producer and Writer: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah)

(L-R) Jake Tapper, Trevor Noah, and Desi Lydic speak onstage at Featured Session: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Photo by Travis P Ball/Getty Images for SXSW

Photo by Travis P Ball/Getty Images for SXSW


Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning The Daily Show on Comedy Central. This past year, the show won a GLAAD award for Outstanding Talk Episode and received nominations for a Writers Guild Award (Comedy/Variety Series) as well as two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Talk Series and Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information Show.

Noah also recently won Best Host at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards, as well as a Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for his hosting role on The Daily Show – Between The Scenes. He joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2014 as a contributor.

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