Jill grew up on Long Island, NY and has a B.S. in Broadcasting & Film from Boston University. She traveled extensively and is fluent in Spanish, French and Italian. For more than 25 years, she worked as a script supervisor on award-winning feature films, TV programs and commercials with major actors and directors, all over the world.
She has written 16 original screenplays and seven as a writer-for-hire. Jill adapted the novel Hit and Run by James Hadley Chase, which was produced as Rigged, starring George Kennedy. She also wrote a PBS pilot, "Socrates" as part of The Immortals series, which stars Ed Asner.
In 1996, Jill founded Create Now, a nonprofit organization that transformed the lives of youth in need through arts mentoring and experiences (www.createnow.org).
She published the book, Mentor Youth Now: A Guidebook for Transforming Young Lives (available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble). Visit: www.mentoryouthnow.com.
Jill resides in Los Angeles, CA. She's available as a speaker and a consultant in youth mentoring, and as a freelance writer.
She can be reached at: email@example.com.