New York, NY
Jacqueline Gares is a New York-based television producer. In September 2007 she joined Public Television's award-winning series IN THE LIFE as Coordinating Producer, soon she became Series Producer until the show ended in 2012. During her tenure at IN THE LIFE, the series garnered many awards from NLGJA, GLAAD, and Webbys.
As a freelance producer, Gares worked on television specials and documentaries for the History Channel, Food Network, USA Networks, and The GLAAD Media Awards. She served as post-production supervisor for the NFL Kickoff,the Daytime Emmys, and the Tony Awards in 2006 and 2007.
Gares has independently produced the documentary UNRAVELED about genetic testing and Alzheimer’s Disease which won a Freddie Award in 2008; her short film REMNANT won a TELLY Award in 1999. Between 1997 and 2001, she worked for PBS's premiere non-fiction film showcase, P.O.V./The American Documentary, in a variety of roles including Associate Producer. Her work as a video artist in the performance Fidget has been shown at The Whitney at Philip Morris. Gares has a BA in English Literature from Rutgers University and an MA in Media Studies from The New School University