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.
When she’s not at her day job as a production coordinator at creative agency Glass and Marker or exploring the world, Jackie is writing a new biography on astronaut Sally Ride for Bloomsbury publishing. 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.
She is represented by Jon Hersh at Housefire Management.