On this weeks edition of Off The Wire, host Tej Joshi sits down with former UM president Donna Shalala after her recent congressional bid, one writer is slimed, and a plethora of sketches are debuted.
Off The Wire UMTV’s award-winning late night comedy show that explores the irony and idiosyncrasies of pop culture, politics, and college life. Local Miami personalities, live antics, witty jokes, and original comedy sketches are the cornerstones of the show that is taped before a live studio audience.
Tej Joshi is a junior majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in political science and advertising. He has been involved with Off The Wire since his first semester at UM. He took over as executive producer in August of 2017. Three episodes that were produced during his time as executive producer have been nominated for National Broadcasting Society Best Comedy Program, including: OTW149, OTW 153 and OTW 155. He began hosting the show in January of 2018.
Joseph Landing is a senior majoring in film production and media management. He oversees sketch production of the show. He is a published author and the director of the award winning short film Project Godhand. Joseph is a brother of Alpha Sigma Phi and an avid snowboarder.
Justin Stevens is a sophomore at the University of Miami studying broadcast journalism and marketing. Along with being the executive producer of Off the Wire, he is an associate producer on NewsVision and SportsDesk at UMTV. Justin is also a resident assistant at the University of Miami and a member of the National Broadcasting Society. He has previously worked on the broadcast productions of New Year’s Eve Times Square, The Democratic National Convention, ESPN, ACC Network and NBCUniversal.