Jacquie Lawrence is a BAFTA award-winning television producer/writer/director and former Commissioning Editor for C4 and Sky One. At C4 she was in charge of the Channel’s LGBT content such as Dyke TV, Queer Street and Coming Out Night, which garnered millions of viewers.At Sky One she won Sky One’s first BAFTA for commissioning Ross Kemp on Gangs and was responsible for lesbian themed documentaries such as Lesbians Behaving Badly, Lesbians Go Mad on Lesbos and Lesbians Ole.
Her first novel, Different For Girls, was an indie publishing smash hit and nominated for a Polari Prize and a DIVA Literary Festival Prize.
She adapted it into a drama series, of the same name, where it has been seen in nearly 60 countries and has won numerous awards.
Jacquie was awarded the DIVA Choice Award for services to LGBTQ media in June 2018. She is a director of Jackdaw Productions and Creative Director of the new DIVA Media Group.