Penina Beede

Penina Beede is a writer and comedian based in Hartford, CT. Penina freelances for The Hartford Courant and is the host of the podcast “25 for 25.” She has worked for Connecticut Public Radio and NPR’s “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!”

Currently a senior at University of Connecticut, Penina performs stand-up comedy across the northeast United States. Using a deadpan style, she weaves short jokes into her story-driven comedy about family and womanhood. In her spare time, you can find Penina thinking up the best puns in the Tri-state area.

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