Brian Huskey, born September 8, 1968 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, is an actor. He played Jake Watson in the HBO series The Newsroom. He co-stars in the first season pilot "We Just Decided To". The role was recast for the rest of the first season with Charlie Weirauch taking over. He has also had roles in the HBO comedy Veep and the films Step Brothers, Superbad and Land of the Lost.