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 (HBO Max’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.
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).
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