Jake Packard

Jake Packard is a Harvard graduate who has always been involved in the creative business. In college he co-founded his original rock band, The Walnut Band, and played primarily music that he wrote, which led to an LP, “Go Nuts”, before the band dissolved. A member of the Screen Actor’s Guild, The American Federation of TV and Radio Artists, and the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians, Packard worked as a cameraman, producer and actor on many film and TV projects in New York City before starting his corporate video production company, First Take Productions. His latest creative effort is his first novel, The Manhattan Prophet. Jake Packard lives and works near New York City.