HomeInstructorsJay Plyburn Professional Actors Studio April 7, 2016 Instructors Jay Plyburn is a professional actor with many years of experience under his belt. He was raised on the stage – taking part in countless theater productions including Beauty and the Beast, the Music Man, and Grease. But his career placed him in front of the camera where he worked as a news anchor on ABC and CBS for the better part of 10 years. He currently works as a full-time reporter for NBC News. Jay’s film credits include leading roles in Rain, Not From Space, Blood Arrow, Hard Earth, and Your Local News. He currently has a recurring role on Fox’s The Resident and recently filmed an episode of Insatiable on Netflix. He has also gotten principal roles in industrial videos for companies like Lowe’s and USA Trucking. Jay is highly skilled with teleprompter and is well trained in improv. He also writes screenplays and is currently producing two TV series plus a feature film.