About

Jennifer Kim is an award-winning writer, recovering high school teacher, personal essayist, and former PBS producer. Her work has been featured in the 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 (Top 20), 2022 Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab semifinalist (Top 25), and a Hopwood Award winner.

A daughter of disco-loving immigrants from North and South Korea who settled in Appalachian Ohio, Jennifer and her sister were the first and only Asians in an all-white hillbilly school. Good times!

She is repped by Industry Entertainment.

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