Jesse Freeman

Jesse FreemanJesse Stephen Freeman is the founder of Milk Crate Media, a commercial video production company. From 2002 until 2010 he was based in Atlanta, Georgia, and appeared on various Georgia Public Broadcasting programs, including Lawmakers and Prep Sports Plus. He also hosted Cover to Cover, a literary talk show on GPB Radio highlighting Southern writers. In 2010 he was nominated for an Emmy for Somebody Else, Somewhere Else: The Raymond Andrews Story, a documentary film he wrote and directed. He is credited with co-writing the documentary feature Breaking Through, a look at the stories of openly LGBT elected officials and the conflict they endured running for office. Jesse holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland, where he was the winner of the 2012 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Learn more at