tess rafferty


Most recently, Tess developed Halfway House, an original half hour pilot at WBTV. She has made the WeForShe WriteHer list twice, once for her 1/2 hour pilot, I Know Who You Really Are, Bitch, in 2017 and most recently for her first hour long pilot, Women of Mystery.  Tess has written for numerous comedy variety shows, including Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Party Challenge@MidnightThe Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne and she spent over 7 years on The Soup, as both a writer and a supervising producer.

As an author, Tess made her debut with her memoir Recipes for Disaster, published by St. Martin’s Press, and has written her first novel, Under the Tuscan Gun, currently under option with WBTV.

The creator of 2017’s Take Back the Workplace March Against Sexual Harassment, Tess is a featured blogger for Dame and Ms. Magazine and also writes the weekly cooking/political blog, Recipes for Resistance. Tess’s video Aftermath, shot in the days following the 2016 election has received over  50 million hits on Occupy Democrats.