About JP Larocque

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JP Larocque (they/them) is a television writer and producer with experience in comedy (CBC’s Sort Of, CTV’s JANN), drama (CBC’s SkyMed, Diggstown and Coroner), youth programming (Family Channel’s Home Sweet Rome, YTV’s Popularity Papers) and genre (Netflix’s Another Life, Shudder’s Slasher). 

They are also creator and executive producer of the digital comedy series Gay Nerds on OUTtv.

As a journalist, JP has bylines in Maclean’s, The Walrus, The Toronto Star, Flare, This Magazine,  Xtra, and The Beaverton, with additional work in the anthologies City Voices: A Book of Monologues by Toronto Artists (2012), and The Secret Loves of Geeks (2018).

A proud member of the 2SLGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities, JP is committed to diversity and inclusion in all their work. 

IMDB: JP Larocque.

Wikipedia: JP Larocque.

Professional Associations: Writers Guild of Canada (Council Delegate, 2020-22/2022-24; IDEA/Diversity Committee, 2020-22; Canadian Screenwriter Editorial Committee, 2021), BIPOC TV & FILM (formerly Visioning Committee).

Professional Development

2023 CBC-BIPOC TV & Film Showrunner Catalyst Program

2022 Inside Out 2SLGBTQ+ Film Festival, Canadian Jury

2021 CFC/Netflix Project Development Accelerator

2021 Rogers-Black Screen Office Script Development Fund

2021 Warner Media x Canadian Academy Global Access Program

2021 BIPOC TV & Film Showrunner Training Bootcamp

2021 Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices Initiative

2015 Shaw Media Hot Docs Diverse Voices Program

2013 WGC Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Program

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