Originally from Westchester, NY, Jessica is a graduate from Emerson College with a degree concentrated in cinematography and photography. This past spring, Jessica spent her time working for Mythical Entertainment; home of the popular YouTube variety show, "Good Mythical Morning", with Rhett and Link in Burbank, CA. As part of her responsibilities there, she pitched and camera operated short form social content with celebrity guests to help drive audiences on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat back to the main website and YouTube channel. Between video segments, Jessica helped build, light, and wrap each set while assisting with the organization of gear. Some of the most viewed content she has camera operated, edited, and made gifs of has gained over three million watches and thousands of shares.
In the past, Jessica has won an award for Best Music Video at the Hendrick Hudson Film Festival, and has worked with the 501 c3 Non-Profit Film Organization, Peers Influence Peers Partnership, whose work spread awareness about drug and alcohol abuse on local cable access channels across the country. In the summer of 2014, Jessica had the pleasure of interning for the award-winning film, No Letting Go, which has screened at festivals across the globe and is now available on Video-on-Demand. Most recently, a film she shot, "Dog Days", was nominated for "Best Cinematic Achievement" at the Evvy awards in Boston, MA.
Over the past four years, Jessica has spent her time on set working as a cinematographer, set stills photographer, assistant camera, gaffer, key grip, film loader and camera operator. In addition, she worked at the Paramount Soundstage in Boston, MA as a Technical Support Specialist, interned for the film rental supply store, Rule Boston Camera, and had the pleasure of working on NBC's original drama, "Blindspot", as a production assistant during the summer of 2017. Jessica currently works as a lead wedding photographer and videographer for the Boston based company, BKB&CO.
Jessica especially enjoys spending her time photographing with 35mm and medium-format film, shooting on the Arri SR, and editing in the darkroom whenever possible. When she's not filming, Jessica enjoys hiking, taking hip-hop classes and working as a Soccer Coach and Cross Country Coach for children ages three through twelve.