Awkwafina Takes Over as MTA Subway Announcer With Comedy Central Partnership

Humorous messages promote the new series Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens

awkwafina in a pool lounge chair
Awkwafina is the creator and star of Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens, which premieres Jan. 22 on Comedy Central. Danielle Levitt/Comedy Central

Commuters on New York’s 7 subway line this morning were treated to some amusing train announcements from a voice that sounded eerily similar to Awkwafina—because it was.

ian.zelaya@adweek.com Ian Zelaya is an Adweek reporter covering how brands engage with consumers in the modern world, ranging from experiential marketing and social media to email marketing and customer experience.
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