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Jonathan Stein is a native Washingtonian, an award-winning producer, and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Jonathan brings over 20 years of experience across a diverse range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies, tv networks, and studios - to government agencies, associations, institutions, and non-profits.

Jonathan produced the student film, “Critizen”, winning an International Documentary Association award and an official selection at Sundance and South by Southwest – among 20 other festivals. After graduating with a degree in film from San Francisco State University, Jonathan got his professional start in film/tv development as an assistant and jr. development executive for Academy Award-winning producers, David Wolper (“Roots”, “LA Confidential”), Marc Boyman (“The Fly”, “Dead Ringers”) and Phyllis Carlyle (“Seven”) at Warner Bros., Showtime, Hallmark Channel, and NBC.

After years of working for other producers, Jonathan produced a low-budget feature film that sold in over 20 international markets, with DVD sales exceeding 15,000 units. With this experience, he landed various production management positions on feature films of all budget sizes. Jonathan was recruited as the in-house producer for The Halsey Company, where managed the production of commercials, documentaries, infomercials, and music videos for such clients such as Curb Records, Feed the Children, Concord Music, the Elvis Estate, and Capitol Records.

Jonathan moved back East to be closer to his family and soon after, landed a consulting producer position on the PBS docudrama, “The People v. Leo Frank”. After that film wrapped, Jonathan became an interactive producer at Accela Communications, a B2B agency with a client roster that included IBM Federal Summit, BioCentric, Advanstar, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, and Nextgov Prime.

Since returning to Washington, D.C., Jonathan has worn many hats as a videographer, segment/field producer, editor, and production manager on a variety of corporate projects. These include over 150 branded projects for Mobil Tech Summit, ImmixGroup, Investigation Discovery, AFCEA, American Institute of Architects, CQ Roll Call, Credit Union National Association, and Johnson & Johnson, among others.

Jonathan served three years as a project/program manager for the non-profit organization, The MusicianShip, developing an app for music lessons. With his background as a producer, he helped The MusicianShip achieve over 50 hours of LMS video content and the creation of promotional video materials.


At the communications firm Kaptivate, Jonathan co-produced a launch video for the Department of Education and manages the digital, social, video, creative, quality assurance and marketing as a service (MaaS) for their small business clients. His strong relationships with clients and vendor partners allow him to lead each project from inception to client delivery, utilizing a core team of IT and creative experts.

Jonathan recently joined the team at RaffertyWeiss Media, using his film/television background to focus on new business development and client relations. He lives in Bethesda with his family, where he enjoys cooking, playing piano, yoga, and is currently figuring out what kind of dog to get his child.



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