Jackie Noack is a freelance video and audio producer based in Boston. She was an associate TV and podcast producer at Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, and served as a field producer and translator for the HBO documentary, “Clínica de Migrantes”. She double majored in international film and French at Tufts University. She is Peruvian-American and is natively fluent in Spanish.

All Stories by Jackie Noack

November 17, 2021

Welcome to Mrs. Jackie’s Daycare

Jacqueline Thomas has been running her busy day care business for the past 10 years, and she’s faced everything from insufficient government funding to long waitlists for her services. What’s kept her going? Her love of children — and dreams to go big.

August 24, 2021

Designing games with equality and impartiality

Amanda Kirk is a game designer with over a decade of experience in the industry. She’s seen firsthand what it means to be underrepresented in her career.

July 20, 2021

Finding inner strength and independence during isolation

Ann Smith has lived completely independently since the 1980s. Looking back on a lifetime surrounded by family and friends, she describes to her granddaughter, producer Jackie Noack, how Covid-19 brought everything to a halt and how she has learned to let go of things out of her control.

April 27, 2021

Transgender beauty chooses to ‘be visible,’ enters pageant

In 2016, Angel Qinan competed in the 15th annual Queen USA national trans beauty pageant, the largest in the country. It not only helped her form tight bonds with other women in the trans community, but she also found herself and her voice along the way.

March 18, 2021

Algorithmic bias sometimes built into hiring decisions

Artificial intelligence in HR aims to remove human bias from recruitment and hiring decisions. However, even with the best technology, algorithmic screening software can unintentionally reinforce these biases.