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Film Production Team

All you need. In one place.

The Kim Brattain Media team brings a wealth of award-winning experience, expertise, and enthusiasm to your project, from start to finish. Whether you have a clear vision and know the story you want to tell, or need help developing the perfect concept to convey your mission, the KBM team is ready to work with you!
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Gardner-Webb Football

Higher Education Athletics
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Real American Food

TV Series Production
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Lionel Trains

Corporate Video
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Manufacturing Video
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Safe Alliance

Award-Winning Documentary Film
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Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

Corporate Video
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Andersen Heating & Cooling

Television Commercial
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Corporate Communications


Kim Brattain – Owner & CEO

Kim Brattain is an Emmy award-winning television journalist, who was awarded the Crowns of Enterprise Award from the City of Charlotte in 2020. She has been named one of Mecklenburg County’s 50 Most Influential Women and a two-time finalist for Charlotte Businesswoman of the Year. As executive producer, she has won 6 Tellys in the past two years.

Owner & CEO - Kim Brattain Video and Film Production
Chelsea Bailey Engle – Executive Producer and Editor - KB Media

Chelsea Bailey Engle – Executive Producer and Editor

Recognized as Charlotte’s Top 30 Under 30 for 2021, and a 2020 & 2021 Silver Telly Award Winner, Chelsea brings a diverse skill set to KBM’s clients. Chelsea has a background in video production, live event production, and marketing. Her goal is to always let the client’s voice be heard through every project.

Andrew Paustian – Audio Engineer

With a master’s in Energy Engineering, Andrew assures KBM projects have the perfect sound and video quality every time. Andrew has won Silver Telly awards in each of the last two years, and his work shows his belief that a great video is the sum of its parts: a great story, beautiful pictures, and crisp, clear interviews and narration.

Andrew Paustian – Audio Engineer
Natalie Dick – Executive Producer and Director of Communications

Natalie Dick – Executive Producer and Director of Communications/Public Relations

With more than 20 years of experience as an award-winning journalist in the field and behind the anchor desk, Natalie knows how to capture, create, and tell an impactful story. Prior to joining KBM, she led the Charlotte Chamber’s (now Charlotte Regional Business Alliance) Communications and Public Relations efforts for a decade, where she transformed the organization’s digital media presence and elevated its earned media exposure.

Shaun Donithan – Director, Live Broadcast Expert, Videographer

Shaun is KBM’s king of sports broadcasts. His live experience includes the Carolina Panthers, CBS Sports Live, Charlotte Checkers, Charlotte Knights, Charlotte Motor Speedway, EQSportsNet, ESPN, FOX NFL Sunday, Fox Sports, NBA, Rush Media, Turner Sports, USA Today Sports and Wake Forest University. With a journalism background, Shaun’s eye for a great shot combined with his storytelling ability make him an indispensable part of the team.

Shaun Donithan – Director, Live Broadcast Expert
Corey Stewart – Script Writer

Corey Stewart – Script Writer

Corey has written scripts and speeches for clients in diverse industries for over two decades. An award-winning writer of both fiction and creative non-fiction, she has lived in seven foreign countries, speaks four languages, and uses her depth of experience and a broad range of reference points to create compelling content for each project.

Benjamine Reid – Producer

Ben’s work as a producer and editor includes all phases of project execution, from initial concept to final deliverable. From training & fitness to educational concepts, step-by-step recipe cooking to reality-style documentaries covering several genres, the depth of Ben’s experience benefits all of KBM’s clientele.

Benjamine Reid – Producer
Lori Arrington Katzenstein – Producer/Writer at Kim Brattain Film Production

Lori Arrington Katzenstein – Producer/Writer

Lori has worked in front of the camera as a talent and behind the scenes as an award-winning producer, and brings decades of broadcasting and writing experience to Kim Brattain Media. Lori is a master storyteller and has received numerous awards for her work, including an Emmy, an American Women in Radio and Television Award, a National Headliner Award for Outstanding Journalist, a National Scripps Howard Foundation Award for Journalistic Excellence, a Sigma Delta Chi Society of Professional Journalist Award, and more.

Dominick Paul Mortarotti – Producer

From conflict zone journalism to production work behind and in front of the camera, Dominick’s balanced experience with production has stretched from the Bay Area and Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC and Savannah, GA. Dominick has a love of story telling and of harnessing film’s unique quality to persuade, inform, and inspire.

Dominick Paul Mortarotti – Producer - KB Media Production
Brian Black – Videographer and Editor - Kim Brattain Video Production

Brian Black – Videographer and Editor

Brian Black is a videographer and editor with a degree in Communications from UNC Asheville. His expertise includes short films, live sports, and corporate events. Brian’s work has been widely recognized and has won awards for sound design, video production, and acting from the 48hr Film Project.

John Winterrowd

More than two decades behind the lens has given John the unique opportunity to be a witness to history. From the oily waters of Prince William Sound covering the Exxon Valdez spill to the sands of Saudi Arabia in Desert Shield/Storm, his unique abilities have filled many roles in the broadcast and production environments. John is passionate about every project whether it is live streaming an event, managing production logistics, or getting the perfect shot to convey a story.

John Winterrowd - broadcast and production of Video Shooting


Let’s work together

We’re passionate about innovation, brilliant ideas, and the execution that brings it all together in one beautiful experience. If you are too, call or send us an email to get started.