We're super excited to announce that former senior producer/director Richie Ellison has been promoted to the role of creative director.
"I work alongside some amazingly talented and skilled creatives, so it's definitely a big honor to be asked to cultivate and fulfill this role for our company," Ellison stated. "I look forward to strengthening our collaborative efforts while harnessing the collective creativity that will surely bring our work to the next level."
Ellison will unify and inspire the organization as well as enhance the products delivered to clients. By adding his resourceful touch to all project phases, he can ensure Metro operates at its full potential. The insight, experience, and guidance Ellison brings to the position will transform creative processes and allow our company to develop into a more dynamic entity as we continue to deliver high-level production value to a growing client base.
"The promotion of Richie Ellison to creative director increases Metro Productions' ability to produce the highly creative, top-quality videos that our clients desire," Rich Diller, Metro's operations manager, said. "His enthusiasm and energy, coupled with his creative vision, will allow the video creation process to be an even more rewarding experience from start to finish."
Over the past 11 years, Ellison has honed his craft at Metro by producing hundreds of engaging, entertaining videos that employ a wide variety of conceptual approaches. Previously, he worked as a creative services director for an ABC affiliate in Richmond. He earned a B.A. in communications and television/radio broadcasting from Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina.