Jon Bokenkamp (born c. 1974 in Kearney, Nebraska) 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 along with The Blacklist: Redemption.
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.
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.
Bokemkamp was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate in Musical Arts from University of Nebraska Kearney May, 2019.2001 Drive In Movie Memories (documentary)