Owner, Producer, Google Search Specialist
Google GSN and GDN Certified, Multiple Aurora and Telly Awards
Ed Smith has been in television since the 80s and began Edit House Productions, LLC in 2000. He grew up in Culver City, California, where he enjoyed hanging out with his father on the sets of MGM Studios. Ed has been awarded dozens of Addy, Telly and Aurora Awards for cinematography, directing, and art direction. Over the years, Ed has produced for Fortune 500 companies like Pizza Hut, Cessna Aircraft, Coleman, and Rent-A-Center. Now, Ed is focused on B2C companies to create targeted video projects that will grow their business– on air and online. Ed earned a MA in Communications and a BA in Radio-TV-Film from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas.
Owner, Digital and Broadcast Media Specialist
Google GSN and Analytics Certified; Aurora and Telly Awards for Writing
Kim says she’s always been fascinated with mass communication and the way that people receive news, advertisements, and information. At Edit House, she’s involved in the development of video messages for our clients’ broadcast, web, and training videos as well as media buying for our clients. She loves learning the specifics of each client’s business and designing a plan to move them forward. Kim also loves documentary production and has won several national and international awards for writing and production. Kim earned her MA and BA degrees in Mass Communication from the University of South Dakota, then taught at state universities in Kansas before starting her own advertising agency in 1990.
Co-Owner, Video Production Manager
Google GSN, Video, and Digital Sales Certified. Eleven-time National Telly Award-winning Editor
Matt, quite literally, grew up around television production and began working for Edit House Productions, LLC at a young age. Matt attended CNM and today, he is a multiple Telly Award winning editor. Matt’s extensive knowledge of Final Cut Pro 7 and 10, along with Adobe Premier Pro provides multiple options for editing professional content. In addition, Matt can efficiently create motion graphics and animation content, providing clients with a one-of-a-kind video production. Matt is married to his high-school sweetheart, Kaitlin. They enjoy spending time with their daughters, cooking, family, and music.
Office & Programmatic Display Manager, Client Account Manager
Google GSN, GDN, Digital Sales, Google Ads Measurement, Analytics, and GTM Certified
As our Office Manager, Danielle does it all! She’s a digital advertising expert, skilled client account manager, professional bookkeeper, and adept HR specialist – we honestly don’t know how she keeps everything organized! Danielle received her Accounting Certification from UNM Anderson School of Management and has undergone rigorous training with Google for digital advertising. At Ad House Advertising, whenever we start a new digital campaign, it’s Danielle who sets and monitors goal tracking in Google Analytics and Tag Manager – she can tell you exactly how much return you’re getting on your ad spend!
When Danielle isn’t at work, she’s spending time with her husband and children, or working on DIY home projects.
Raquel is a highly skilled and professional Designer with over 12 years of experience in the industry. She has held several positions managing graphics and marketing departments for small businesses and corporate businesses locally and across the country. She truly loves her field of work and even carries her creativity into her spare time with photography, fine art, and music. When she isn’t working and being creative she also loves the outdoors, sports, and spending time with family and friends.
Google Digital Sales, Display Ads, Google My Business, Video in Campaign Manager, Campaign Manager Basics, and Video for Brand Basics Certified
James Blackburn is our production assistant, and he has over 12 years of experience on both sides of the camera. James has always loved film, he’s worked on over 100 movies and TV shows both as an actor and behind the scenes. James has won 2 Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy Awards for his videography and editing.
Here at Edit House, James Blackburn assists with productions, setting up and tearing down equipment, writing scripts, monitoring sound, creating graphics, and editing video content. His experience and enthusiasm bring much value to the Edit House Team.
Matt Orio is the second “Matt” on our team, so we just call him “Orio”. Orio is our advertising coordinator and helps our team facilitate all aspects of our projects. He works closely with our account managers to make sure all our check boxes are ticked so we can deliver the best advertising experience for you as possible. Orio also writes content, monthly reports and does extensive research to maximize your business’s digital campaign. He has over a decade of experience in every aspect of radio including sales, voice over, promotions and as an on-air personality.
He enjoys tattoos, pop-culture, working out and hanging out with his son.
Accounting and Office Assistant
Christina’s customer service background and organizational skills have prepared her well for her role as an Accounting and Office Assistant at Ad House. She handles various responsibilities such as accounts payable and accounts receivable, research, and anything else that might come up. The support she offers to the rest of the staff is invaluable!
In her spare time, she enjoys doing her friends’ and family’s hair and spending time with her husband, Matia, her family, and fur babies.