Jenny Bicks started her career in advertising in New York City and went on to write radio comedy before she began writing for film and television. Her series credits include Seinfeld, Dawson's Creek, and HBO's Sex and the City. She wrote on Sex and the City for all six seasons, rising to the rank of Executive Producer. Her work on the series earned her several major awards, including an Emmy® Award, multiple Golden Globes and Producers Guild Awards and three WGA nominations.
After Sex and the City, Bicks created, Executive Produced and show-ran comedy Leap of Faith, starring Sarah Paulson, for NBC and dramedy Men in Trees, starring Ann Heche, on ABC. She Executive Produced and show-ran Showtime’s critically acclaimed The Big C, starring Laura Linney, for all four seasons. Her work on that show earned her a Golden Globe nomination and a Golden Globe and Emmy win for Linney. Last season she Executive Produced and show-ran the second season of Divorce on HBO. She is currently under an overall deal to develop television for Lionsgate Studios.
In the feature world, her writing credits include What a Girl Wants, Rio 2 and the The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman. The film garnered three Golden Globe nominations, including Best Picture. It has earned 500 million worldwide.
She recently completed her play Bounce-Hit for producer Sally Horchow.
A born and bred New Yorker, Bicks divides her time between New York, Maine and Los Angeles.