SpotGenie Names Joel Brand Director of Video Post Operations

Atlanta, GA, April 2, 2013 – Joel Brand has been named Director of Video Post Operations at SpotGenie Partners, LLC, a leading provider of digital media services to the advertising, entertainment and broadcast industries, it was announced today by company President/CEO Wayne Dykes.

In his new post, Brand will head a team responsible for assisting SpotGenie clients with the preparation of their spots for air including video transcoding, closed captioning, slating, editorial, tagging and quality control.  He will report directly to Dykes.

Joel Brand comes to SpotGenie from a ten year stint at Outback Editorial (Atlanta, GA) where he was, most recently, Owner/President and Creative Postproduction Editor. Here he worked closely with the advertising, television and film production communities helping to launch award winning national campaigns for a wide range of media outlets including The Food Network (Good Eats earned both a Peabody Award and the Best TV Food Journalism Award), the US Marines, Walt Disney Parks, US Virgin Islands Tourism, Levi’s, and BlueCross BlueShield, among many others.

In making this announcement Wayne Dykes stated, “I have known and respected Joel for years. He is an experienced leader and problem solver with extensive technical and management skills. The breadth of his industry knowledge,  work ethic, and editing skills have been recognized nationwide. We know he will make a significant contribution to our continued growth.”

On his association with SpotGenie, Brand said, “Over the years, I’ve watched this company grow, embracing new technology and always providing exceptional customer service.  As an editor, I’ve had many of my clients rave about their exceptional experiences with SpotGenie so I am thrilled to be part of the SpotGenie family.”

Joel Brand graduated from Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication where he studied Film/Cinema/Video Services. He also attended Emerson College (Boston, MA).  He is married and makes his home in Grayson, GA with his wife Selena and son Dakota.  

About SpotGenie Partners, LLC:

Founded in Atlanta, GA in 2002, SpotGenie Partners, LLC, a privately-held technology and service company, has revolutionized the digital distribution of high-quality HD television and radio spots, trafficking, tracking, asset management and other postproduction services. SpotGenie’s proprietary technology digitally delivers TV and radio commercials across the country at an approximately 80% reduction in cost over older technologies, making it affordable for everyone. With SpotGenie advertisers and ad agencies manage and monitor every aspect of their broadcast spot distribution using just an Internet browser. In addition to trafficking, tracking and delivering spots, SpotGenie helps clients prepare their spots for air with services that include closed captioning, tagging, slating and video transcoding.

SpotGenie is headquartered at 345 Peachtree Hills Ave, Suite 400, Atlanta GA 30305. For further information about SpotGenie contact Wayne Dykes, President/CEO, at 888 202-1631 or