|Occupation||Writer, film producer|
Jon Bokenkamp (born September 9, 1974 in Kearney, Nebraska) is an American writer and producer best known for his role in writing the screenplays for Taking Lives and The Call, and creating the NBC series The Blacklist along with The Blacklist: Redemption.
He was involved in theater and music as a student at Kearney High School, attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney, then went to the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.
Bokenkamp was encouraged to enter a script writing competition by friend and fellow Nebraskan, Todd Nelson, creator of the Nebraska Coast Connection. After winning the competition, Jon landed an agent and his first paid assignment, rewriting a horror film for Exorcist director William Friedkin.
Bokenkamp was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate in Musical Arts from University of Nebraska at Kearney in May 2019.
|2000||Preston Tylk (also known as Bad Seed)||Writer/director|
|2001||Drive In Movie Memories (documentary)||Associate producer|
|2013–2021||The Blacklist||Creator, executive producer|
|2017||The Blacklist: Redemption||Creator, executive producer|
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