About Zola

A picture of Zola Ray from the shoulders up, smiling in a red and brown patterned shirt. Her hair is in a braid and there is greenery in the background.Zola Ray is a writer, content creator and comedian. She was most recently a Production Assistant at NPR’s Everyone & Their Mom, which is a bonus podcast from NPR’s flagship comedy show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! She is a Features Contributor at The Onion and a Contributor at Reductress. Her comedy and satire writing has also been featured on Little Old Lady Comedy and Flexx Magazine.

She has also written non-comedy content, including personal essays, news articles and more. Her non-comedic writing has been featured in Newsweek, HelloGiggles, BAUCE, For Harriet, Bustle, Elite Daily, The Culture Trip and Thought Catalog.

She makes video content on TikTok and Instagram, as well as Twitter content that she hopes will make you laugh.