Jeffrey Paul King

Jeffrey Paul King’s writing career began at the age of 20, when his first play was picked up for a run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He relocated to Los Angeles soon thereafter, and was accepted into UCLA’s prestigious MFA Screenwriting Program. Upon graduating, he was hired on CBS’ Sherlock Holmes adaptation, Elementary, where he served as a writer/producer for all seven seasons of the show. Most recently, he created The Republic of Sarah for CBS Studios and the CW, and now serves as its showrunner. In his spare time, he’s been a professional opera singer, a published cartographer, a roller derby mascot, and a sideline reporter for Major League Soccer.


The Redemptive Genius of Jackass

By Jeffrey Paul King | July 21, 2021

The Redemptive Genius of Jackass

The Republic of Sarah creator Jeffrey Paul King on the show he always turns to for inspiration in times of difficulty and doubt.