NADIRAH SIMMONS IS A WRITER AND CREATIVE FROM NEW JERSEY, CURRENTLY LIVING AND WORKING IN NEW YORK.

SHE COMPLETED HER UNDERGRADUATE CAREER AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY IN 2016, WHERE SHE MAJORED IN JOURNALISM AND MEDIA STUDIES AND MINORED IN AFRICANA STUDIES. MUCH OF HER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPLORED THE INTERSECTIONS OF BLACKNESS, WOMANHOOD, POLITICS AND HIP-HOP. ADDITIONALLY, NADIRAH INTERNED WITH VH1, THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH, FOX'S BIG TEN NETWORK AND CO-HOSTED WRSU 88.7 FM'S 'RUTGERS RECESS.' 

SHE CURRENTLY WORKS AT THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. SHE PREVIOUSLY SERVED AS A WRITER FOR GOODFELLA*MEDIA AND THE HIP-HOP MAGAZINE THE SOURCE, WHERE SHE INTERVIEWED ARTISTS AND ACTORS/ACTRESSES INCLUDING YVONNE ORJI, JAY ELLIS, MADEINTYO AND WARREN G.