Kim Brattain

Kim is a veteran television journalist and anchorwoman, having worked in small and large markets. She’s won numerous awards, including 3 regional Emmys and several Associated Press awards for journalism. Her most recent documentaries both won critical acclaim, and became a finalist in multiple nationwide film festivals.

2017 Charlotte Business Woman of the Year Finalist

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Kim Brattain

Meet the Team


Rick Fitts

Rick brought his extensive knowledge to Kim Brattain Media in 2015, after managing the WTVI production team under various titles for years.  His projects have won national recognition: 13 Telly Awards, 3 Silver Telly Awards and the Communicator’s Gold Award, and received an Emmy nomination for his work with Steve Crump on the documentary “Bearden at 100".  His projects range from broadcast television to documentary.
As owner of Fitts Production Associates Rick’s credits include producing and directing special event entertainment and corporate award shows internationally, working in Australia, China and South Korea. Corporate film projects include production work in Germany and France.

Chelsea Bailey Engle

Chelsea is a producer and social media guru at Kim Brattain Media. With a background in video production, live production, and marketing, Chelsea is in charge of keeping you up to date on all happenings through social media. She has a great love of storytelling, which led to becoming lead editor in a nationally released documentary, "Risen from the Ashes: The Story of North Greenville University."


Stephanie Wiseman

Stephanie Wiseman works as a videographer and as an editor for Kim Brattain Media. She was born and raised in Maryland, attended Film School in Towson, MD, and worked along side a production company in Annapolis for many years. After moving to Charlotte, NC, she built her own photography business, bringing her artist eye to every project.

“Thank you so much for all you did, I know it was a huge job. Video was awesome!”
— Marion Shields, The Harvest Center
“Once again, Kim Brattain produced videos that elevated our annual awards luncheon to a spectacular level!”
— Ava R.P. Gritzuk, Director of Events - Carolinas Chapter of CRE
“SIMPLY AWESOME!!!!!! Getting great feedback on the clip... THANK YOU PHASE2”
— Keva Walton, VP Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
I understand that in your television life you were a top tier news broadcaster. Now I know that you and firm, phase2productions, are a top tier video production firm. Thank you for your enormous contribution in helping us expand our image and impact on the Charlotte and the Carolinas. You are certainly helping us make the CREative Thinkers Awards a remarkable and memorable annual event.
— Loren Kennedy, Kennedy Advisors
“I LOVE IT! AWESOME Job! Thanks a million! Wishing you a wonderful and blessed day!”
— Judy Auten, Patterson Heating & Air Conditioning
“I just wanted to send a note to say ‘job well done’ with the final video. I thoroughly enjoyed working with both of you.”
— John F. Ham, Director of Marketing
“We’ve gotten so much positive feedback about the video – the emotional tug and genuine testimonies!! One guest (I found out yesterday) had to walk out during the video portion because it hit too close to home; but she’s planning on making a contribution to further our work. It has been a pleasure to work with you again!!”
— Sherry, McCreesh Place/Supportive Housing Communities
“Kim, I wanted to thank you for a job well done on the new Fletcher video. I’m thankful for the time we were able to spend working together on this particular project and appreciate your dedication to sharing the magic of The Fletcher School.”
— Laura Edwards
“Kim, thank you for creating such a beautiful visual demonstration of our Classroom Central mission. We know that it truly captivated the audience... and we are grateful for your vision, artistry and patience (with us and the snow!)”
— Classroom Central
“Greetings Kim! I had the chance to view [the Fletcher School Film] in the mountains and want to personally thank you for your patience and professionalism to remain committed to the taping. Not only the taping for the day, but all the behind the scenes work that must occur for this output. Thank you! Your overall dedication is appreciated!”
— Whitni Wilson-Wertz, Junior League of Charlotte