Hailing from Washington, DC, Jessie writes for the Maude Team The Summer Of, which can be seen the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 8:30 pm, UCB Sunset. Her writing and directing work have been featured on The Huffington Post, Jezebel, Upworthy, Funny or Die, The Hairpin, Bustle, Elite Daily, and in SF Sketchfest. Her short films have been screened at The Ann Arbor Film Festival, The Florida Film Festival, LA Shorts Fest, HollyShorts, Women in the Director's Chair, and Ladyfest. And she's written for or performed in the live UCB shows Starpunch, Sketch Cram, We Wish You a Silly Spoofmas, Memorial Day Patio Party, Spoiler Country and Too Many Assemblies. Jessie has a BA from the University of Michigan and an MFA in Cinematography from the American Film Institute Conservatory. She won the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences Student Cinematography Award. Jessie lives with her husband Ryley, their daughter Naomi, and their dog Bernice.

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