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Jeff Vlaming (sometimes credited as Jeffrey Vlaming) is an American television writer and producer. He has worked on numerous series throughout the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s, including The X-Files, Xena: Warrior Princess, Battlestar Galactica, Northern Exposure, NCIS, Numb3rs, Fringe, Teen Wolf, the NBC series Hannibal, the Cinemax series Outcast, and (currently) CW's The 100.

Jeff Vlaming
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OccupationWriter, producer
Home townMinneapolis, Minnesota


Vlaming came to Los Angeles, California from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he had worked as an advertising art director. In 1992, he sold a freelance script to the CBS series Northern Exposure then in its third season and joined the writing staff the following season.

In 1994, Vlaming moved to the USA series Weird Science where he wrote 13 episodes, some of which starred comedian Jake Johansen and B-movie star Bruce Campbell. Also during that time Vlaming wrote an episode for the series Catwalk and The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr..

In Fall 1995, he joined the writing staff for the third season of the FOX drama The X-Files. From there he wrote on the last season of ABC's Lois & Clark, the WB series Rescue 77, and the FOX reality series Murder in Small Town X.

In 2000, Vlaming moved to New York City to write for the Glen Gordon Caron series FLinG. Though the romantic mystery series never aired, Vlaming's episode starred monologist Spalding Gray. Back in Los Angeles, Vlaming was a writer-producer on the FOX series Keen Eddie and CBS's NCIS. He then moved on to write for USA's American remake of the English crime drama Touching Evil.

After writing three scripts for SyFy's Battlestar Galactica, Vlaming joined the CW series Reaper as a supervising producer for its two-year stint.

In 2009, he joined the second season of the FOX science-fiction series Fringe as a writer and supervising producer. Episodes he contributed to include: "Earthling" (co-written by show-runner J.H. Wyman), "What Lies Below", and "White Tulip" (co-written with Wyman).

His freelance episode of Stargate Universe, "Human" received a Gemini Award for series star Robert Carlyle. In 2011, Vlaming was on MTV's re-imagining of Teen Wolf as a Co-executive producer and writer.

After two seasons as a co-executive producer on the NBC series "Hannibal", Vlaming was a co-executive producer on the Cinemax series "Outcast" based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman (creator of "The Walking Dead".)

Currently Jeff Vlaming is a writer, co-executive producer on the CW series "The 100", now going into its fifth season.

Vlaming was also part of the writing/creative team behind Microsoft's Xbox One game "Quantum Break".

He is the creator and manager of the blog VLAM-INK—a collection of his work, including drawings and writings related to his television career, his work in advertising and general ponderings. .[1]

Vlaming maintains a stream of daily doodles, some related to his TV work, on Twitter at @jvlamingwriter.


  1. ^ "A Compendium of Art, Writing, Jottings and Various Forms of Nonsense by Jeff Vlaming". VLAM-INK. Retrieved October 4, 2010.

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