About Me

An award winning, story-driven showrunner/writer/director with over 15 years experience in field and post across multiple non-scripted genres.

My Philosophy

Story comes first. No problem is unsolvable. Communicate. Understand your client, respect your talent. Hire well; put people in position to succeed, encourage collaboration, get your hands dirty, lead from the front.

Clients

Networks: History, Discovery, A&E, truTV, H2, FYI, MSNBC, BBC America, Travel, PBS, Animal Planet, Court TV

Companies: BBC Worldwide, Warm Springs Productions, October Films, ITV, Sirens Media, Go Go Luckey Productions, Paper Route Productions, Asylum Entertainment, North South Productions, NHNZ, Gurney Productions, Storyhouse, Hoggard Films, Tiger Tigress, WETA

Contact

Voice: 424-259-2619
Email: jake at jakelaufer.com

On the Air

Trailblazers Fridays at 10pm on Discovery