Liz Kozak

Director of Editorial and Content Development

Liz Kozak is an award-winning producer, writer, editor, and co-author of the book The Second City: The Essentially Accurate History.

As Director of Editorial and Content Development at The Second City, she oversees content-driven initiatives and has brokered media partnerships with outlets like the Big Ten Network and The Huffington Post. She was a producer for Second City’s 2017 live benefit I Can’t Believe They Wendt There: The Roast of George Wendt and has also produced a variety of special film projects for Second City, including various original web series for The Second City Network. Liz has worked with talent like Steve Carell, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Rick Moranis, Aidy Bryant, Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Nia Vardalos and more, and helped produce the upcoming SCTV reunion special directed by Martin Scorsese for Netflix.

Prior to her tenure at Second City, Liz spent over a decade in the world of daytime television. A six-time Telly Award-winning senior supervising producer and writer for Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, she was proudly part of the team behind history-making TV.

Liz is currently co-writing and developing an original two-act play commissioned by The Second City and the Kennedy Center.