Jon Bokenkamp
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Jon Bokenkamp

Jon Bokenkamp
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Bokenkamp at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con
Bornc. 1974
OccupationWriter, film producer
Years active2004-present

Jon Bokenkamp is an American writer and producer best known for his role in writing the screenplay for Taking Lives, The Call, and creating the NBC series The Blacklist[1] along with The Blacklist: Redemption.[2]

Bokenkamp was encouraged to enter a script writing competition by friend and fellow Nebraskan, Todd Nelson, creator of the Nebraska Coast Connection. After winning the competition, Jon landed an agent and his first paid assignment, rewriting a horror film for Exorcist director William Friedkin.[3]

Success allowed Bokenkamp to return to his hometown where he earned the 2013 Hub Freedom Award for his work restoring the historic World Theater in downtown Kearney, Nebraska.[4]

Bokemkamp was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate in Musical Arts from University of Nebraska Kearney May, 2019.



Year Title Notes
2000 Preston Tylk Writer/director
2004 Taking Lives Writer
2013 The Call Writer


Year Title Notes
2013-present The Blacklist Creator, executive producer
2017 The Blacklist: Redemption Creator, executive producer


  1. ^ "'Alias' exec develops new NBC crime drama - US TV News - Digital Spy". Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ Eggold, Ryan; Gathegi, Edi; Janssen, Famke; Martinez, Adrian (February 23, 2017), The Blacklist: Redemption, retrieved 2017
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