At Long Story Short, we specialize in "short-form, multi-use content." In other words, we tell your story for your audience.

We're a collection of talented and creative producers, writers, editors, camera ops, audio techs, graphic designers, and web-heads. We customize each team for each project, and also have wide networks of partners and collaborators we work with throughout the U.S. and globally.

See below to read more about the LSS Media team, and for a list of our diverse clients.


Our Clients

The Team:

Jessica Stuart

Jessica Stuart / Founder & Creative Director

Jessica is an award winning producer and consultant, developing her expertise in short-form content through her experiences at NBC, The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and ABC News.   In September 2008, Jessica created Long Story Short Media, an independent creative consulting and ... read more »

Kimi Culp

Kimi Culp / Strategic Partner

Kimi Culp's unique specialty is generating original ideas and concepts and bringing them to life online and on screen.  Her experience includes work as a producer and story developer for NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, ABC’s Good Morning America, 20/20, The Oprah Winfrey Show and ... read more »

Jessica Cutler

Jessica Cutler / Director of Operations & Finance

Jessica Cutler is the Director of Operations and Finance at Long Story Short Media. Jessica's expertise covers all phases of program development, production, post-production, and accounting.  She specializes in finding creative financial approaches to managing myriad ... read more »

Aaron Hoffman

Aaron Hoffman / Seamless HD

EVERY company needs an Aaron and we are lucky enough to have one. From formatting, to transcoding, to understanding the best digital workflow, Aaron makes sure we know what it is, where it is, how to find it, and how to use it. Whether in the field or in the edit room, Aaron streamlines the ... read more »

Theodore Lee Jones

Theodore Lee Jones / Shooter & Editor

Ted joined Long Story Short Media as its incredibly talented, full-time shooter and editor. Before that, he spent seven years working with the D.C.-based, family-owned production company "Future View Inc." Ted grew up in North Sioux City, South Dakota, making nonsense home videos ... read more »

Mags Miller

Mags Miller / Senior Producer & Director

Mags recently joined Long Story Short Media as a multi-faceted producer for projects both domestic and international. Over the past decade, Mags has been involved in a large number of high-profile human interest and natural history projects for National Geographic and various Discovery ... read more »

Toby Mues

Toby Mues / Multimedia Assistant

Toby joined Long Story Short Media as a Multimedia Assistant, supporting field production, media managment, and post-production. After high school, Toby was taking classes at community college in Maryland and working as a Ford certified automotive mechanic. After a couple of years, he recognized ... read more »

Melissa Schmitt

Melissa Schmitt / Producer

Melissa's specialty is pulling from her background in both filmmaking and journalism to create informative yet creative, narratively driven videos.  After earning her bachelor's degree in Film from Columbia College, Melissa interned with the Academy Award nominated ... read more »

Bob Yule

Bob Yule / Producer & Writer

Bob Yule comes to LSS Media after a career in journalism and non-profit media relations. He worked for six years as a reporter in print media, including writing for the Wilson Quarterly magazine and reporting for the Asahi Shimbun, Japan’s top national daily newspaper. He traveled across the ... read more »

David Andrews

David Andrews / Spring 2014 Intern

David Andrews is a multimedia photojournalist and producer, and a Spring Intern at LSS Media.   He graduated from Penn State University last May with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Journalism, a minor in Classics and Mediterranean Studies, and a certificate of achievement from the John ... read more »

Effie Cudjoe

Effie Cudjoe / Spring 2014 Intern

Efua -- known as “Effie” -- is an undergraduate junior at Montgomery College, and currently taking steps to transfer to a university and work towards her bachelor’s. She’s on the Public Relations track majoring in Communications, but is interested in learning more about all avenues of the ... read more »

Daniel Henriquez

Daniel Henriquez / Spring 2014 Intern

Daniel is an intern at LSS Media and a senior in the Film and Video Studies program at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. He comes to LSS with various TV production, studio, and fieldwork experience. He also prides himself on being a film director and having produced a successful ... read more »

Collaborators and Partners

Collaborators and Partners

Long Story Short Media partners with the highest level professionals in the U.S. and around the world, customizing the staffing team to the unique needs of each project. Producers, camera ops, audio techs, lighting directors, designers, drivers, or security - we work with the best of the best. ... read more »