Pyung Kim was born and raised in norther Virginia. He studied Economics and English at the University of Virginia and Screenwriting at UCLA. Pyung's background in comedy is both extensive and eclectic - a former stand-up comedian, he is also a published comic strip author and artist, and has even worked as a speechwriter in Silicon Valley where he wrote jokes for CEOs such as Marissa Mayer (Yahoo!) and Tim Armstrong (AOL).
Pyung has collaborated with several prominent comedy writers, including Harris Wittels (producer of PARKS & RECREATION, MASTER OF NONE), and once served as understudy to John Oliver (of LAST WEEK TONIGHT).
Pyung began his film career working in television production at NBC, Nickelodeon, and Warner Bros., and since then, he has been hired to write several independent feature films in the comedy, drama, and horro/thriller genres. As a screenwriter, his work has been featured on the Top List at Blcklst.com (the official website of The Black List).