Chicago, IL (May 12, 2022) – 9Rooftops recently welcomed Kelly Durham as Executive Producer. Kelly brings over 30 years of experience across the television and film industries, specializing in wide ranging domestic and international productions that include live action, animation and special effects. She has already proven to be a valuable addition to the agency, executing all aspects of production for 9Rooftops clients like the Pennsylvania Lottery, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and the Allegheny County Sanitation Authority.
“Kelly has worked on iconic brands such as Modelo, Corona, Gatorade, Sharpie, SC Johnson and Miller Lite, producing everything from mutli-million-dollar traditional broadcast to new media and social content, involving high level celebrities” said Snake Roth, VP + Director of Integrated Production at 9Rooftops. “Her partnerships among the production community are her strength and she continues to uphold and improve the integrity of our creative ideas.”
Kelly began her career working as George Carlin’s assistant and office manager in Los Angeles. After that, she was a key member of the script development and production teams at Sony Pictures with Burt Reynolds, and Warner Brothers Studio with Dan Akroyd. She then moved agency side to join FCB Chicago, where she worked as an Executive Producer for many years. Just before joining 9Rooftops, Kelly worked at VML, then Cavalry, where she led all broadcast, print and art production, content creation and editorial work. She produced campaigns for clients such as Bomb Pop, Cottonelle, DiGiorno, Kmart, Kraft, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cox Communications and Oscar Meyer.
“I’ve enjoyed being able to manage, lead and supervise all aspects of video and audio production as a creative and production member of the agency,” said Kelly. “I look forward to continuing to contribute to the creative process along with mentoring junior talent and building relationships with other team members within the agency.
When Kelly is not busy securing and managing relationships with production partners to meet project needs or leading director searches, she can be found spending time with her five-year-old black boxer dog, Howie. Howie has accompanied her frequently to work and has been to quite a few edit and color sessions. Thankfully, she also enjoys travelling a lot because her career has continued to take her across the world to six of the seven continents.
Headquartered in Chicago, IL, 9Rooftops is a bold, integrated marketing agency known for breakthrough creative that gets results. The agency uses data-fueled strategies to help brands rise above the competition, delivering culturally relevant, high-performance creative solutions that generate energy, action and revenue— with the kind of speed the market demands. For more information about 9Rooftops, visit 9Rooftops.com, LinkedIn, Instagram @9Rooftops, Facebook or Twitter @9Rooftops.