Summary

Heyo, I'm Jacob, and I'm an experienced writer, editor, and story producer. I specialize in travel writing, producing educational shows, and making comedy, which I have done for both TV and those funny websites they have on the internet.

Credits

9/17 – Current

Development Development

Reality/Doc (TV) — Revelations Entertainment
9/17 – Current
2/17 – 6/17

Writer FOOD: FACT OR FICTION? 3

COOKING — Reality/Doc (TV) — Revelations Entertainment Details
2/17 – 6/17

Researched topics and wrote segments for Michael McKean-hosted food history show.

1/17 – 2/17

Development Development

Reality/Doc (TV) — Revelations Entertainment Details
1/17 – 2/17

Wrote treatments, pitch documents, and series bibles for various projects in development.

6/15 – 4/16

Writer (The Quick and the Curious) The Quick and the Curious 1

SCIENCE — Scripted (TV) — Karga Seven Pictures Details
6/15 – 4/16

Was part of core writing staff for The Quick and the Curious on Science Channel. I took complex scientific concepts and explained them in an accessible, theoretically fun manner. Pitched framing concepts, interesting stories, and then helped the head writer assemble them into episodes built around specific themes. Helped oversee editing on Avid. NOTE: Left show for four weeks to act as a story producer on another one of Karga's shows.

10/15 – 11/15

Story Producer Booze Traveler 2

TRAVEL — Reality/Doc (TV) — Karga Seven Pictures Details
10/15 – 11/15

Write VO; comb through existing footage to assemble scenes; break episodes and assemble stories to fit in a six-act structure

4/14 – 4/14

Writer Please Do Not Bother the Bears

Funny or Die — Internet Details
4/14 – 4/14

Wrote and starred in comedic video on spec for Funny or Die's YouTube channel.

Media

  • Please Do Not Bother the Bears

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Education

Class of '09

Missouri State University

Master's - English
Class of '05

University of Missouri

Bachelor's - English

My Gear

  • Adobe Flash
  • Final Cut X
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere

Skills

  • Avid
  • Final Cut
  • Final Draft
  • Flash
  • improv
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere
  • Story Structure
  • Wordpress