Having started in the churches of Cleveland Ohio, Mike Paramore gained experience working through the Mid-West comedy circuit since 2007. Mike has performed and competed in various venues; including being runner-up in the Columbus FunnyBone ‘Funniest Person in Columbus contests, named Mountain Dew comedian of the week in 2008, and being a finalist in the World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas.
In addition to being a former featured comic for Time Warner Cable OnDemand. Using his love of providing people a break from the stresses of real life as motivation Mike has become a nationally touring comic whose natural style of comedy afforded him the opportunity to opening for Comedians like Damon Wayans, ‘Cash Cab’s’ Ben Baily, Conan writer Deon Cole, Loni Love, Comedy Central’s Steve Byrne, and Saturday Night Live’s Jay Pharaoh, also appearing on FOX TV’s “Laughs” in 2014. In addition to performing at the 2010 Stellar Awards Mike was also a part of the 2012 Just For Laughs Festival in Chicago.
Mike is also Senior Artistic Director of Good Jokes Live! Comedy & Improv – a complete show featuring a stable of clean comedians, improv and sketch comedy. Mike also is currently expanding the sources of laughter through working as Comedic Director for vesselvibemag.com – an online urban Christian culture and lifestyle publication.