Jim MacEachern is a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit with a master's in mass communications. He has written plays, documentary films, and essays. He has received several awards and grants for his writing. One of his scripts was a program on movie westerns for a Florida Production company that was broadcast on the Encore Western Channel. He has written a play on Jack Kennedy that received a staged reading in Tampa and has published several essays including one on "The Art, Craft and Business of Screenwriting." A member of the WGA and IDA, he is currently working on several documentary projects.