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Jackie Perez is a nuclear engineer turned screenwriter with a forte writing for writing genre and STEM-centric stories. After graduating MIT she joined the Navy, serving her country and collecting experiences across the globe that inform her unique POV. She has consulted on SEAL TEAM (CBS) and written for QCODE's Bad Vibes and iHeart Media's Veterans You Should Know hosted by Rob Riggle. Her short film BEACHWORLD based on a story by Stephen King is streaming on DUST and her first book, a new biography chronicling the life of astronaut Sally Ride will be published by Bloomsbury in March 2025.


In additional to working as a production coordinator with Oakland creative agency Glass and Marker, Jackie is developing her debut feature film HELLO WORLD, an AI techno horror. She is a 2024 Women in Film DC Documentary Filmmaking Fellow with her project LA TAMALADA DE LOMA PARK and represented by Jon Hersh at Housefire Management.


After living in the Middle East and traveling to thirty two countries and counting, she is always on the lookout for a new adventure. Until the next stop, Jackie currently lives in the Washington D.C. area with her husband Jon and senior rescue pup Maxie.

Come on this crazy journey with me! I'll keep you posted what's next!

Write on!



This page isn't polished but my scripts sure are!
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