J.P. Romney hails from the high deserts of Utah, but relocated to the east coast in 2015. He has worked as a historical researcher and writer since graduating from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in History. In 2016, he launched his audio career, directing and producing The Biblioclast Podcast. That same year, he started writing for the Philadelphia Citizen, adopting the Your City Defined column.
In 2020, J.P. entered Wake Forest University, earning an MFA in the esteemed Documentary Film program. In grad school, J.P. focused on sound design and audio production, creating several audio documentaries on subjects ranging from midterm election results to religion and culture to arts and theatrical performance.
J.P. has led the audio division of the Citizen since 2017, producing podcasts, series and audio articles through CitizenCast.