J.P. Pressley

Lecturer of Writing

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J.P. Pressley is a writer, editor, and filmmaker with experience across a near half-dozen industries. Pressley currently works in the editorial department of Manifest LLC, where he helps create, cultivate, and curate multimedia content for a range of clients, including Aflac and CDW. On the film side, Pressley has worked both in front of and behind the camera—with production credits including Jon Chu’s In the Heights—and presently works closely with Daytime Emmy nominated filmmaker Dui Jarrod.

A Media, Culture, and the Arts major, Pressley graduated from The King’s College in 2019 before earning his M.F.A. in Writing from Lindenwood University in 2020. Outside of work, Pressley can be found writing for pleasure, at the movie theater, and enjoying life in Brooklyn alongside his wife, Atira.

Time at King's: April 2022 to Present


B.A. Media, Culture, and the Arts
The King's College

M.F.A. Writing
Lindenwood University