Ernie Bustamante is a writer and comedian. He has written pilot scripts for broadcast, cable, and digital networks. He is also an alumni of the ABC/Disney Writing Program and former Vice Chair of the WGA Latino Writer’s Committee. Ernie is currently developing a half-hour comedy entitled “Border Patrol” and hosts “The Latino Vote” — late night talk show at UCB Sunset. In 2018, he was selected for the Montreal Just for Laughs Stand Up & Pitch showcase. He received his BA in political science from Stanford University and MFA from UCLA's School of Theater, Film & Television. Before pursuing a career in comedy, Ernie worked as a campaign staffer for then-Senator John Kerry.