About

Jennifer Kim is an award-winning writer, recovering high school teacher, personal essayist, and former media producer. Her work has been featured in USA Today, NPR, KCET (PBS), KCRW, Los Angeles Times, East West, KoreAm Journal, and other outlets. With her TV/film writing, she was a 2021 ViacomCBS Writers Mentoring Program finalist, 2022 Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab semifinalist, 2021 ISA Fast Track Comedy Genre winner, and a Hopwood Award winner for drama.

A daughter of disco-loving immigrants from North and South Korea, Jennifer grew up in rural Appalachia, where she and her sister were the only Asians in an all-white hillbilly school. Good times!

She is repped by Industry Entertainment.

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