Michelle Walson is a writer, director, and producer with a passion for comedy. As a founding producer of the storytelling show RISK!, she’s developed stories with SNL’s Rachel Dratch, This American Life’s Starlee Kine, and insult comic Lisa Lampanelli, among others. Michelle was a contributing editor for Michael Showalter’s comedic memoir, Mr. Funny Pants. Most recently, she wrote and directed the short film, Chin Up, and was selected to lead a storytelling workshop at the 2012 Women in Comedy Festival in Boston.