Video Production Services Staff
Go To Team’s most valuable asset is the talented video production industry professionals that choose to work with us. There is a great production management team behind the Directors of Photography, Audio Operators, Producers, and other members of staff you’ll meet on location.
Dave Baker, continually provides excellent broadcast quality videos for producers throughout much of the east coast. At an early age Dave knew his career would be to create great videos after viewing a behind the scenes special of “Star Wars”.This dream drove him to achieve his bachelor’s in English at Kings College in Bristol, TN while furthering his knowledge with internships at a local news station. From college he went on to strengthen his foundation working everything from studio cameras to ENG/live truck camera op at news stations in the Philly, PA, Tri Cities, TN and Charleston, SC markets.
Since then Dave’s great attitude to do whatever it takes as well as creative insight has proven him a great addition to the Go To Team family. After studying under the successful apprenticeship program, he has taken his shooting to the next level. He has become a part of video history by aiding in documentation of Hurricane Katrina as well as the Duke Lacrosse story. Heading up many Corporate, Documentary, Broadcast and Entertainment shoots, Dave’s work can be observed on ABC, NBC, TLC, E! Entertainment, Dr. Phil Show ESPN, Fox Sports as well as for companies such as Best Buy, Proctor and Gamble, Evenflo, and Go! Productions for the Coca-Cola Company.
Jimmy Hall, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, provides the highest quality video footage to high-end video broadcast and corporate clients. Having been on some very large assignments throughout the US and Internationally (including Venezuela, South Africa, and Israel),
Jimmy has a keen eye for lighting interviews and standup’s.
As one of the best camera crews in the country, Jimmy is always on the biggest news events of the day for NBC News, Fox News Channel, and ABC News. He has also shot countless corporate assignments.
Courtney is no stranger to the production industry. Her experience includes working at Gamecock Productions, where she filmed, shot and edited pieces for the University of South Carolina Athletic department. During her time at Gamecock Productions, she helped develop, shoot and edit a Telly and Emmy award winning miniseries called “Gamecock Confidential”.
It was at her time working with the Facility Sales department at NFL Films where she decided to peruse a career in production management. She holds a BS degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina. Go Gamecocks!
From an early age, Dan was determined to shoot for the best! His keen eye and infectious energy have lead him to gorgeous locations. Starting in local television in southern California, Dan, thirsty for greater knowledge, quickly became a graduate of the NPPA Workshop. This additional training helped him capture award winning news stories. Dan has covered everything from Michael Jackson to FOX Sports entire NASCAR season, to Tiger Woods, California wildfires and several corporate communication pieces. Dan hit the road in ‘09 for a full season with FOX Sports. Working on NASCAR, BCS Football, following the pennant races and World Series, Dan’s lens caught all the action! Dan’s clients include: ESPN, TNT, PGA.com, FOX News, Universal Studios Resort and Walt Disney in addition to corporate and commercial clients.
Shawn brings with him a wealth of broadcast production experience from both coasts. He began his career in Columbia, South Carolina in 1994 editing for WIS-TV, moving to ABC affiliate, WOLO-TV, as videographer and live truck operator.
While at KOIN he directed the 2003 “Rose Festival Parade”, a two-hour live broadcast featuring a nine-camera shoot with jib and helicopter crews, that was aired in major west coast markets.
Shawn returned to his second hometown of Charleston, as Operations Supervisor for WCSC-TV, over all news production staff and programming.
As Managing Partner, Shawn continues to grow Go To Team, while staying firmly committed to the highest quality of video crews in every GTT market.
Working as the Director of Photography out of Atlanta, GA, Tom brings a diverse background in production to each project he works on. Whether it’s shooting feature packages for HBO Sports, award winning commercials for ad agencies, or aerials for Discovery Channel, Tom’s team oriented attitude and desire to capture the best footage possible wins over clients every time.
Tom started his career working on documentaries for PBS and other long form productions as a cameraman, editor and researcher. Making the decision to focus on shooting and acquisition Tom joined Go To Team and hassince served clients from coast to coast and currently acts as a mentor for Go To Team’s federally accredited Apprenticeship Program where he helps to train new Directors of Photography.
Originally from Smithfield, NC, Tom is a motorcycle enthusiast, animal lover, and weekend horticulturalist. He graduated from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington with an Undergraduate Degree in Communication Studies and a Masters Degree in the Arts.
Hey, I’m Roger Woodruff but just call me Roggg. Making Cool TV is what I love to do and have been fortunate to work with and for some of the best and most diverse clients.
To say I’m passionate about video production is a massive understatement. I’ve found myself on just about every shoot imaginable and recently got into the Pentagon while on a shoot with former governor, Jesse Ventura. I was just on the road working on preview and package pieces for the NLCS and World Series. Just the other day I found out “I’m going to the Super Bowl.” Needless to say, I can’t get the Super Bowl shuffle out of my head.
What started as a hobby has exploded into a career that hardly feels like work. My love for this field has taken me all over the country. I’ve lived and worked in some of the most interesting places like Vail, Nantucket, Charlotte, and now Nashville.
The cool thing about Nashville is the people. I’ve been pretty fortunate to experience what I have. Luckily my Ohio roots keep me humble and make me want to work harder everyday.Simply put when your are looking for video crew Nashville, Roger Woodruff is the video crew to turn to.
I’m a ENG/EFP camera operator/DP currently based in Charlotte NC. My career and interests have brought me all over the country and the world. I consistently lens HD content for documentary, sports, entertainment, commercial, corporate and national news.
I work daily for a variety of awesome clients on really cool shoots and strive to maintain the highest quality gear to meet the rapidly changing demands of a cutting edge industry. Whether you need a DV camera and a fluid head tripod, or a full frame 35mm sensor camera with a slider. I have you covered.
My specialty is lighting. I do terrific lighting that clients love.
As Financial Controller, Melanie brings over 6 years of financial management expertise to Go To Team. Melanie has multiple industry experience, having worked in construction and insurance in a staff accountant role and in banking supporting financial centers in multiple mergers. Melanie is pleased that her career landed her in the media production industry and enjoys applying her knowledge at work everyday. In this role, Melanie is involved in all financial aspects of the business including accounting practices, budgeting, financial planning, financial analysis, and monitoring of financial performance.
Melanie holds a MS in Accounting, BA in Accounting and is a CPA candidate.