Jessica Plumb

Video Communications Consultant

Jessica Plumb is working with the Clean Energy Transition Institute to identify and share compelling stories about Washington’s transition to renewable energy, with a focus on rural communities.

Jessica Plumb is an award-winning filmmaker and writer, and the creative director of Plumb Productions, a multi-media storytelling company specializing in short films focused on the environment, people, and place. She is the Producer and Co-Director of Return of the River, a feature documentary about the largest dam removal in history, recognized with over a dozen festival awards, including “Best Storytelling” by the International Wildlife Film Festival.

Plumb’s clients include HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, Olympic National Park, Passion Pictures, Goddard College, the Marine Resources Council, Jefferson Land Trust, Friends of the San Juans and numerous non-profit institutions. Her creative work has appeared in theaters and galleries throughout the United States and internationally; forthcoming projects include a video installation on climate change at the Seoul Museum of Art in South Korea.

Raised on the coast of Maine, Jessica has made her home on the Olympic Peninsula for almost two decades, close to wilderness and waters she loves. Prior to moving to the Pacific Northwest, she worked in Boston and Beijing, and served as interim editor of the Yale China Review. Plumb holds a B.A. from Yale University and an interdisciplinary MFA from Goddard College. She is currently a guest lecturer at the Seattle Film Institute on media and the environment. For more, visit