Who We Are

Who We Are

Magnet Media is a strategic studio, and we believe using storytelling + data is the best way to drive business results. Our Think/Make/Reach approach helps global brands elevate their stories and connect with their audience using video series, podcasts, photography, social stories, social channel strategies or partnerships with micro-influencers.

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What We Believe

What We Believe

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Over our history, we always strive to have our team and our creative work represent the broader culture. This means having an intentional focus on including people of color, veterans, LGBTQ+, people from different faiths, cultures, and religions, single dads, women returning to work after raising children...from brand new citizens to those whose family came over on the Mayflower, and both junior protegés and sage experienced talent.

Walk The Talk

We believe that our team should reflect the communities we work in, in every way. It’s at the heart and soul of our culture at Magnet to view the challenges our clients present to us from as many perspectives as we are privileged to tap into. We value the points of view of all team members, and respecting one another is a mandate for every interaction, creative debate, and conversation.

Transparency

We all are imperfect humans, fumbling forward, and do not pretend to have all the answers. But with that behavior-based guide in mind, we regularly audit ourselves in transparent, open sessions to ensure our behavior is aligned with our stated values.

Continuous Improvement

One of our original values (since our inception in 2000) that remains with us to this day is continuous improvement. We’ve committed to improve and progress, not alongside, but hopefully ahead of, the broader industry in thinking through how we represent the needs of our team and our community.  

Team

Christopher Max Alex - Senior Creative Director - Head of Brand - Strategy
Max Alex

Senior Director of Creative Development

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Brandon Alibayof
Brandon Alibayof

Marketing Apprentice

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Nikolay Bogomolov

Senior Client Services Manager

Megan Cunningham - female business leader of Magnet.
Megan Cunningham

CEO / Founder

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Joe D'amato

Senior Accountant

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Crystal Edmonds

Account Manager

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Evgeniia "Eve" Guliaeva 

Marketing & Sales Operations Coordinator

             Marketing & Sales Operations Coordinator

Marketing & Sales Operations Coordinator

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Stacey Jackson

Producer

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Justin Jaeger

Associate Producer

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Patrick Li

Creative Development Apprentice

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Thomas Lopez

Business Development Apprentice

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Craig Lubman

VP of Account Strategy & Development

              VP of Account Strategy & Development

VP of Account Strategy & Development

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Justin Medley

Senior Account Director

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Anasazi Sanchez-Bustos

Design Apprentice

Jim Materowski - Operations, Finance, Client Services, Accounts Management specialist. Senior Vice President
Jim Materowski

SVP of Accounts & Operations

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Francis Visaya

Senior Art Director

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Keisha Wooten-Smith

VP of Events

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Hunter Young

Producer

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Liulan Zheng

Design Apprentice

Featured Talent

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Michèle Stephenson

Filmmaker & Author

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Yoruba Richen

Director

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Charlotte Buchen

Producer

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Jenny Schweitzer

Director

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Warren Oliver

Director

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Stephanie
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Director

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Elie Khadra

Filmmaker

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Joel Lapp

Distribution Strategist

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John Chan

Distribution Strategist

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Michelle Chang

Director

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Paige Wilhid

YouTube Strategist

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Sonia Weiser

Writer

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Amanda Huelse

Producer

Daniela Francois
 Daniela Francois

Editor

Advisory Board

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Kenrick Cato

Filmmaker / Professor
/ Coder / Entrepreneur 

Columbia University

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Scott Kurnit

Founder

About.com

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Alexandra Juhasz

Chair of Film Dept.
 Filmmaker     
 YouTube Scholar  

Brooklyn College

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Alexis Alexanian

President &
Exective Producer

NY Women in Film & TV

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Andy Wiedlin

Executive in Residence
(Former Buzzfeed CRO) 

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Monica Bloom

SVP & GM

Tribeca Shortlist

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John Lack

Founder & Chief Partner

MTV

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Johnathan Perelman

President

ICM Digital

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Kathy Gledhill

VP of Finance & Accounting 

RIMS

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Lisa Choi Owens

Chief Revenue Officer

The TED Talks

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Jared Hendler

Director of Marketing
& Communications

Sundance Institute

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Yvonne Welbon

Senior Creative Consultant

Chicken & Egg Pictures

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Linda Kahn

President

Linda Kahn Media

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Merrill Brown

Founder & CEO

The News Project

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Simon Hayhurst

VP of Product

Ceres Imaging

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Eric Meyerson

Video Strategy

Facebook

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Susan Margolin

Founder

St. Marks Productions, LLC

Join Our Team

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