Photo Credit: Steven Paul Whitsitt Photography

Photo Credit: Steven Paul Whitsitt Photography

 

LORRIE GUESS

FOUNDER | CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Lorrie Guess is the founder of Guess Media Group, a Raleigh, NC based media agency specializing in design, video production, and communications strategy.

Through her media career in graphic design and video production, Lorrie has gained a reputation for her ability to translate complex ideas to niche audiences, and her skill at insightful problem-solving. She has a passion for helping business owners connect with their audiences, and regularly provides creative consulting and brand development to local and international companies.

In addition, Lorrie is a corporate broadcast producer at Cisco Systems, and an incredibly popular corporate trainer– she developed, and has lead, the Videography for Business certificate program at NC State University since 2015.

Her technical and communications skills have garnered her opportunities to work as an associate producer for Wells Fargo, and as a video editor and motion graphics designer for brands including IBM, Duke University, and Pepsi Bottling Co. In television, Lorrie worked on the Emmy award-winning PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Makers: Women Who Make America, and Stepping Out, a reality series following competitive same-sex ballroom dancers.

She earned her master of art & design degree in animation and new media from the College of Design at NC State University, and her B.A. in journalism and mass communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 
 
Photo by Michael Epstein

Photo by Michael Epstein

RA FEDDE

Senior Video Editor | Editing Consultant

Emmy Award-winning editor and producer, R. A. Fedde has over 15 years of experience in film and television work. Her films have premiered on CNN, Showtime, and PBS; as well as in film festivals such as South by Southwest, Slamdance, and Atlanta DocuFest. Her television editing work includes the Emmy award-winning documentary, 10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America: Antietam, the Emmy-nominated documentary, FRONTLINE Growing Up Online, and Pure Magic: The Mother Daughter Bond, for which she earned the prestigious Gracie Allen Award.

Her first feature-length documentary project, Combat Diary, was nominated for an Emmy in 2006, and in 2014, The Last One, a feature film she edited about the AIDS Memorial Quilt, won the Best Social Issues Documentary Award at Atlanta Docufest. Most recently, she has edited for the CNN docu-series, Soundtracks: Songs that Defined History, executive produced by Dwayne Johnson; and PBS' American Experience documentary, The Great War. Both aired in April 2017.

She is based in Brooklyn, NY.