Award winning and critically acclaimed, with a body of work encompassing feature films, interviews, live concerts, music videos, documentaries, educational videos, a web series and several commercials, Jesse Petrick is a proven professional in the industry.

Jesse's introduction to television was winning first place in a Dr. Pepper commercial writing contest at age seventeen. He was then awarded the prestigious Hungerford Memorial Fellowship, and a university scholarship followed shortly afterward. Jesse studied performance and direction and had cameo roles on Network Television and independent films. Before graduating, he received the Rex Raybold Fellowship and went directly to work as a company member with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival while he completed his degree.

Jesse was nominated for a 2009 Streamy Award as Best Director of a Dramatic Series for his directorial debut of "Heathens," an episodic Texas western set in the fictional town of Freedom, circa 1846. Jesse later became the Creative Media Producer for ArtistWorks inc., an online video-based learning institution. During this time he produced a documentary "The Guitar Project " as well as several promotional videos, concert and seminar recordings, music videos, interviews and industrials, all of which became the foundation for the ArtistWorks' educational platform. Jesse was also a producer on the web series "Organics From A to Z" that was picked up by the Discovery Network. He is a voting member of the International Academy of Web Television.  He currently has partnered with some Bay Area Filmmakers to create the company Modern Ancient Tales.  The mission of company is to infuse modern cultural practices with ancient texts to demonstrate timeless relevances.  The first project of Modern Ancient Tales, "Bridge Escort:  Modern Tale Of Charon " has received many accolades.

Jesse lives in the beautiful Bay Area of California with his wife Naomi and son Max.