Zack Peter is a published writer, pop-culture commentator, podcast host, and health activist.

 
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About Zack

Zack Peter isn't your average green-juice drinking millennial. As a writer, he has published a total of four books, with work featured on Yahoo!, Men’s Health, Bustle, POPSUGAR, People, and more. In between collagen-martinis, you can catch his signature wit and gift-of-gab as host and producer of the hit weekly podcasts, #NoFilter with Zack Peter and #Adulting: Life Hacks to Get Your Sh*t Together. He also currently serves as the Executive Director for Jenny McCarthy’s autism foundation, Generation Rescue.

He often works as a regular event host/moderator at various wellness and culture events throughout the country and covers an array of topics from buzzy health trends to pop-culture/celebrity news and gossip.

His accolades include being named one of 2009's Teens That Inspire by Examiner.com, being awarded Outstanding Youth Volunteer by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and a two-time WEGO Health nomination for the Hilarious Health Activist award.

 

 

Resume


Writer

 

published works

  • Saving Deets!: A Family's Journey with Autism (2009, 2010) - Trafford Publishing

  • Charity Bites!: The Untold Stories of the Dog-Eat-Dog World of Autism Activism (2011) - Lulu

  • When Life Hands You Lemons...Throw Them At People! (2012) - Lulu

  • A Shot of Hope: Real Wisdom from a Real Sibling Warrior Providing Real Hope for Autism (2014) - Skyhorse Publishing

CONTRIBUTING WRITER 


Comedian

 

Live 

  • The Laugh Factory (Hollywood, CA))

  • The Comedy Store (Hollywood, CA)

  • The Ice House (Pasadena, CA)

  • Gotham Comedy Club (New York City, NY)

  • Laugh Now for Autism comedy tour (national)

  • Amongst others

tv, radio, film, WEB

  • Prank My Mom (Lifetime) - 2012 (1 episode)

  • Just Plain Ridiculous with Zack & Ry (YouTube) - 2012-2013 (2 seasons)

  • #NoFilter with Zack Peter (iTunes) - 2015-Present

  • Sibling Warrior: Healing My Brother's Autism (2017) - Post-production

  • AfterBuzz TV Host - 2017-Present

  • #Adulting: Life Hacks to Get Your Sh*t Together - 2018-Present

  • Digikiss (Adult Swim/Cartoon Network) - 2019 (1 episode)


Activist

fundraising 

Zack supports the autism community through his fundraising efforts and close relationship with Generation Rescue

  • Play Now for Autism: Sports Fundraising Event Series - Founder, Event Chair (2009-2011)

  • Laugh Now for Autism: Stand-Up Comedy Tour - Host, Comic (2011-2012)

  • Rock Now for Autism: Benefit Concert - Host, Event Chair (2013)

  • LA Popup Party - Host, Event Chair (2016)

  • AUTISM AWARENESS by Zack clothing label (2010)

Speaking engagements / EVENT HOST / Moderator

  • The Autism Education Summit (Dallas, TX)

  • AutismOne (Chicago, IL)

  • The Elevated Summit (Chicago, IL)

  • Fit Girl Festival (Malibu, CA)

  • Love Beauty Wellness Festival (Los Angeles, CA)

  • National Autism Association Conference (St. Pete Beach, FL)

  • USAAA Conference (Portland, OR)

  • The Whole Purpose (Costa Mesa, CA)

  • Amongst other local and national events and support groups

Other Notable Press FEATURES:

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