Meet Our Team
Let’s create something together!
Our team has over 175 years of experience in video production, event production, and creative services. This wealth of experience, combined with the wide variety of services that we offer, uniquely positions us as the ideal partner for any company or organization with a story to tell.
Featured Team Members
Marketing & Communications manager (ELLIOT)
Josh joined the Davis H. Elliot Company and Studio46 Media in 2018. He currently serves as the Marketing & Communication Manager for the Davis H. Elliot Company and works alongside Studio46 Media’s marketing team.
When he isn’t working, Josh enjoys vinyl records, podcasts, and watching mediocre reality television like 90 Day Fiance. He lives in Lexington, KY with his fiancé Erica.
Blake joined Studio46 Media in 2019 as our Graphic Designer. Since making the move to our team, he has had a hand in improving our brand identity, designing unique websites, and collaborating with our production team on a number of projects.
Outside of his work as a designer, Blake enjoys board games, video games, and being a grill master. He lives in Lexington, KY with his wife Liz.
Renner has served as an Assistant Editor at Studio46 Media since November 2020. In his role, Renner is responsible for nonlinear video editing, raw footage ingestion, archival maintenance, video graphic design and creation, and title animation.
He will also serve as a crew member for the upcoming 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Outside of his responsibilities on our team, Renner enjoys singing, writing, and acting.
Marketing & Business
Nicole is Studio46 Media’s Marketing & Business Operations Manager. She handles all things marketing for Studio46 Media and maintains the flow of invoices, contracts, and much more.
When she isn’t working, she enjoys working out, being a girl mom, and tasting new bourbons. Additionally, she loves being involved with Leadership Central Kentucky (2020-2021), Meeting Planner International Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter, Commerce Lexington, and the Scott County Women in Business.
Bryan leads a team of creative professionals – including videographers, editors, writers, producers, and FAA-licensed UAV/Drone pilots that create compelling content to help businesses and organizations tell their stories.
Bryan began his career with Studio46 Media’s parent company – Davis H. Elliot – in 2005. Throughout his time with the company he has worn many hats – from safety all the way to marketing and communication.
Away from work, Bryan and his wife Amanda are proud parents of two boys – Drew and Jacob – as well as their four-legged child, Daisy. They currently reside in Versailles, Kentucky.
Daniel is a member of our post-production team and joined Studio46 in 2021. He is responsible for the operation of post-production projects using non-linear editing software. Daniel holds a B.A. in Broadcasting from Northern Kentucky University and is a Board Member of the Town Branch Trail.
Before joining Studio46, Daniel spent 7+ years working with Keeneland Association Broadcast Department. He says his most memorable moment was capturing American Pharoah cross the finish line during the 2015 Breeders’ Cup World Classic.
Daniel enjoys traveling to new places with family and bringing home new ideas to improve the overall quality of life in his hometown. He resides in Lexington with his wife, Riah, daughter, Eva, and puppy, Alvin.
Production & Engineering Manager
Michael joined our team in 2021 and handles the engineering, system design, and logistics to support the live events and other AVL production activities. He holds a BA in MediaCom from Asbury University.
In his free time, he enjoys photography, hiking, and camping. Michael and his wife, Lucy and their two cats live in Lexington, KY.
Jeff joined Studio46 Media in August of 2020 as a Video Editor. Jeff has a true talent for helping Studio46 Media’s clients create content structured around their unique needs.
When Jeff is outside of the editing suite, he enjoys following University of Kentucky Sports (shoutout to the class of 2020) and repeated viewings of his favorite movie, A Fistful of Dollars, the classic 1968 spaghetti western directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood.
Tay joined Studio46 Media in 2021 and serves as the Office Manager. She works closely with the Studio46 Media team and the Davis H. Elliot Company. She manages the flow of billing and all things related to accounting while maintaining the professional appearance of the new facility.
Tay is engaged and is the proud mother of three handsome young men. She currently resides in Lexington, KY and is actively involved with Habitat for Humanity. A few of her favorite things include; football, the color purple and her favorite food is salad.
Creative Director / Senior Producer
Russell is Studio46 Media’s Creative Senior Producer & Director. Russell coordinates and manages all aspects of the video production process from start to finish and helps with creative direction, directing, writing scripts, organizing logistics, deadlines, and communicating with our team and clients each step of the way.
Prior to joining Studio46 Media, Russell spent time pursuing a career in music, writing and directing independent films, covering multiple Kentucky Derby’s and Breeder Cup Championships, working in TV news, and producing incredible commercials and marketing pieces for a number of high-profile clients.
Needless to say, Russell’s diverse and extensive experience makes him a valuable member of our team, and an excellent resource for our clients. He lives in Lexington, KY with his wife, Cara. They have 4 children – 2 girls (Taylor & Annica) and 2 boys (AJ & William).
Director of Photography
James serves as the Production Manager at Studio46 Media, overseeing all aspects of video production and collaborating with our producers and directors to meet our client’s needs and goals.
James joined our team in 2019 following a lengthy career in the Video Production industry, where he had the opportunity to work on a number of high-profile projects. He has also served as a camera operator for University of Kentucky Athletics. James lives in Lexington, KY with his wife Melissa and children Aaron and Alex.
Landers joined Studio46 Media in 2019, and serves as one of our talented Video Producers. Prior to joining Studio46 Media, Landers graduated from Asbury University with a degree in Media Communications and Journalism.
He loves movies, music, records, bike touring with his father, and his mom’s fried chicken. He lives in Lexington, KY with his wife, Allison, and their dog, Opie.
Event Production Manager
Mary serves as the Event Production Manager for Studio46 Media. Her role is to be the key ally for our clients and work alongside our events team to continue creating unique, memorable, high-quality events with flawless execution. She loves the thrill of a well-run show and is excited to make that happen at every event for our clients!
Mary, her husband, Matt, and their two cats, Khloe and Ripy, reside in Lexington, KY. She studied at Kentucky Christian University and Arizona State University. Additionally, Mary serves at Macedonia Christian Church, volunteers at Camp Brown Bear for Veterans with PTSD, and volunteers with GleanKY. Mary loves to cook, travel, Formula 1 racing, and her favorite band is The Who.
Claire has served as an Associate Producer at Studio46 Media since October 2020. Since joining our team, she has helped create compelling content for a number of clients.
Before joining Studio46 Media, she spent time working at Tyler Perry Studios and on a show for Adult Swim. When she isn’t working, she enjoys keeping up with sports, playing video games, competing in organized, adult volleyball and kickball leagues, and volunteering at the Lexington Humane Society.
Business Development Manager
Charles is the Business Development Manager for Studio46 Media. He plans, develops, and oversees the overall business development strategy, manages and retains relationships with new and existing clients, and assists the production team as needed.
Charles holds a B.A. in Broadcasting and a minor in Mathematics, and is a graduate of the 2020-2021 Leadership Central Kentucky class.
An avid fan of Star Wars, Marvel, and DC comic movies, Charles loves collecting geek memorabilia, and watching Breaking Bad, any Marvel show, and Disney +.
Originally from Richmond, KY, Charles resides in Lexington, KY with his wife, and son, and their 2 dogs.
Senior Editor/Post Production manager
Shelby joined Studio46 Media in 2019 as a Senior Editor. Shelby’s wealth of experience within the industry has been extrinsic in the creation of incredible products for our clients and has also helped every member of our post-production team grow.
Shelby has edited many commercial and corporate projects. She really enjoys editing historical and biographical documentaries. She resides in Lexington, KY with her husband, Grant, and daughter, Cadence.
Aerial Services Manager
Jeb serves as the Aerial Services Manager, Drone Pilot, and a member of the production team. Jeb is a FAA licensed drone pilot who oversees ground and flight operations.
Prior to joining Studio46 Media in November 2019, Jeb served 16 years in the Air Force and Air National Guard. Jeb holds a BS in Business Management, A+, Thermographer lvl 1, and a FAA part 107 license.
In his free time, Jeb enjoys working on his MR2, attending car shows, and loves pizza! Fun fact: Jeb is the only person to fly a drone from the bottom to the top of the Burj Khalifa.
Originally from Versailles, KY, Jeb currently resides in Lexington, KY with his wife, 2 dogs, and several fish.
Director of Operations
Adam serves as Studio46 Media’s Director of Operations, and has been an integral piece of the company’s growth since joining.
Adam graduated with a Broadcast Communications degree from Asbury University before serving in a variety of production roles within the industry – including a long stint at his alma mater. Adam resides in Nicholasville, KY with his wife and three children.