Jon Cooksey is a writer/producer who divides his time between Vancouver and Los Angeles, American originally but now dual Canadian. He works in both film and television, including comedy, drama and family, won Humanitas, Gemini, Leo and Cable Ace awards in TV, plus numerous awards for his comedic feature documentary "How to Boil a Frog". He was co-creator of “The Collector (TV series)”, on which he served as executive producer, showrunner and head writer, and has worked on numerous TV series since, including "The Best Years", "Shattered", "Primeval: New World" and "Arctic Air". He’s also working on environmentally-themed projects in a variety of other media, reflecting his deep desire to have a habitable planet to retire on.
He’s developed 8 pilots for various prodcos and networks, including Comedy Central, FX and ITV, and run series for Disney Channel and Nickelodeon in the US, for Global, CBC and Space in Canada. Altogether he’s produced over 170 hours of TV. A full resume can be found on Jon's LinkedIn page.