Kay is a TV and screenwriter, producer, actress and comedienne. Although a Midwestern gal at heart, Kay moved from Chicago to New York City to write for NBC's critically acclaimed comedy 3O Rock where she was nominated for an Emmy three times, won the Writer's Guild of America award three times and was honored with the prestigious Peabody Award. Soon after, Cannon moved to Los Angeles where she penned and produced episodes on FOX's New Girl and ABC's Cristela. Kay wrote the cult hit comedy series Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2. She is currently hard at work as the creator and executive producer of Girlboss, an upcoming series for Netflix.
On the performing side, Kay has had comedic roles in films and television including New Girl, 30 Rock, Cristela and How to be Single. Cannon married Eben Russell on January 1, 2012 and the couple welcomed their ridiculously adorable daughter, Evelyn Rose Russell "Leni" on October 9th, 2013. Kay is extremely passionate about Steps Of Faith Foundation and is proud to serve as a member on the Board of Directors.