Will Ralston is a sound editor and writer. He is a Supervising Sound Editor and Writer for HBO's The Deuce. He worked with The Deuce co-creators David Simon and George Pelecanos on the earlier series Treme and The Wire and with Simon alone on the HBO miniseries Generation Kill and Show Me a Hero.
He has also worked on the series House of Cards and Pretty Little Liars. He has worked extensively in film including with the Coen brothers on The Big Lebowski, O Brother Where Art Thou? and The Man Who Wasn't There and Spike Lee on He Got Game, Summer of Sam and Bamboozled, Martin Scorsese on Bringing Out The Dead, Ang Lee on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and the films Boys Don't Cry and Public Enemies. Ralston is transgender and prior to a name change in 2016 was known and credited as Jen, or sometimes Jennifer, Ralston.
Ralston has written, produced and directed the short films Finding Dee Dee, The Chain and Gates and Strays. He made his screenwriting debut with the Treme episode "I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say". He co-wrote the teleplay with Lolis Eric Elie based on a story by series co-creator Eric Overmyer.
For The Deuce he co-wrote the Season 1 episode "What Kind of Bad?" with staff writer Chris Yakaitis. Yakaitis and Ralston worked together on the writing staff for Treme where Yakaitis was the Script Co-ordinator.