Our Crew

Our Crew

Central to Think-a-Tron’s success is the dedication of our team of media professionals, located on both the West and East Coasts, who offer not just technical know-how, but extensive production and broadcast experience.

John Mortensen

Think-a-Tron’s founder and senior director, John has more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of video production, including live multi-camera production, technical directing, webcasting, and video editing. A pioneer in the field of live streaming, he has helped raise the industry standard. John is also a media instructor and has taught college courses on video production. His long career path includes major-market TV, live sports, and numerous productions for Fortune 500 companies. He first began working in broadcast at ABC’s KOMO-TV in Seattle.

John Meloy


As head of production, John is the mastermind behind many of Think-a-Tron’s most complex projects. He has extensive live broadcast experience, including directing, editing, producing, and managing networks and IT. John excels at programming and designing custom software solutions. He is also an acclaimed photographer whose work has appeared in publications nationwide.

Deb Slater

A senior producer, Deb manages production content, run-of-show, and talent during live events. Her work as a radio personality and TV show host have given her experience both in front of and behind the camera along with exceptional communication skills. Deb is also a professional voiceover and on-camera talent.

Molly Masland

Molly is a senior content producer and project manager with more than 20 years experience in the media industry. She develops narrative content and messaging, writes video scripts, liaises with content partners, and manages project administration. Previously Molly was a news producer for MSNBC and Bloomberg.

Travis Jordan

Travis is an audio/video production specialist with a focus on live-streaming events. A Syn-Aud-Con certified audio engineer, designer, editor, composer, and musician, he has a keen emphasis in audio. Travis is known for being a jack-of-all-trades able to fill nearly all roles on a set. He has twice been nominated for Emmy Awards in sound design.

Mike Neubauer

A technical director and producer, Mike enjoys the challenge and energy of creating a live broadcast. With 20 years experience in live TV and video production, Mike excels at multi-camera directing and videography. His specialty is filming live sports productions, including hockey, basketball, and hydroplane races.

Jack Lipke

Jack is a videographer and production engineer for live events, eSports tournaments, and music festivals. He has a special interest in cutting-edge video technologies and building real-time Virtual Reality / Mixed Reality compositing demos. Jack also makes large-scale installation art and art vehicles for summer festivals.

Richard Kilpatrick

Richard is a multimedia Swiss Army knife with a passion for visual storytelling. As a videographer, editor, filmmaker and production engineer, he has created video content for numerous Fortune 500 companies and other organizations. In 2011, he received two collegiate Emmys for long form fiction and on-screen performance.

Madeline Mortensen

A graphics producer and videographer, Madeline also excels at set design and has a sharp eye for detail. She regularly works on eSports tournaments, wine tasting webcasts, and other live events. In addition, Madeline provides pre-production services for several reality TV shows.

Reggie

Office assistant Reggie is the cuddliest, though least productive, member of the crew. He’s best known for staying calm under pressure, except during FedEx deliveries.