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
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. With extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud’s line of applications, including Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Audition, Media Encoder, Photoshop, and Illustrator, Matt now manages the creation of all video production and graphic development for Edit House Productions and Ad House Advertising.
Matt recently became Co-Owner of Edit House Productions and Ad House Advertising in 2020 and, in his over 15 years with the companies, brings a diverse and modern approach to advertising, whether on or off the screen.
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.