We Tell Stories
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We Cover Events
Find out how we can cover your event from every angle, whether through writing, photography, video or all three.
We Create Magazines
Contact us today to discover how we can design and publish a magazine all about you and your brand.
Tell us where you think you need to go. It takes an objective point of view to make tough decisions.
We'll learn about you and your priorities and put our expertise to work on your behalf. It's about customizing a solution for you.
It is more than the title you hold or the number of years you've been on the job. It's about inspiring excellence.
The JMG Team
Juli Metzger // Principal
Juli Metzger is co-owner of the JMetzger Group. A 30-year journalist as a reporter, editor and publisher prepared her to teach college students about writing, editing and being entrepreneurial. Juli’s expertise is wide-ranging. At JMG, her role is in client acquisition and customer satisfaction. She’s also one of the agency’s primary writers and content producers.
Eddie Metzger // Content Specialist
Eddie Metzger works with clients to set goals, objectives, strategies and tactics – GOST. With those in place, JMG can get a clear idea about how to move the analytics needle, driving results based on a client’s customized objectives.
Tim Underhill // Videographer
Tim Underhill is a former broadcast videographer turned college instructor. He’s a member of the National Press Photographers Association and is on faculty with the NPPA News Video workshop each spring in Norman, Oklahoma. He’s also a licensed drone pilot and knows his way around most any camera you hand him. He’s a gifted storyteller and one of our go-to experts at JMG. Tim also is a 35-year volunteer with Boy Scouts of America.
John Strauss // Writer
John Strauss is strategist and cross-platform content producer. The former journalist worked in radio, print and broadcast. These days he is a digital audience growth editor for one of the largest nonprofits in the Midwest. By day, he uses analytics to drive decision making on digital ad buys and public relations campaign messaging. He brings that expertise to JMG and is a gifted digital storyteller in mobile video and audio production. He’s also a licensed drone pilot and subs as the anchor and producer for Morning Edition on Indiana Public Radio.
Doug Gruse // Content Specialist
Doug Gruse leads a marketing and communications department for a women’s college in upstate New York. Doug is an expert in digital content, writing and design. Besides his storytelling expertise, he is extraordinary at organizational issues and project management.
Jeff Morehead // Photojournalist
Jeff Morehead is an expert photojournalist. Jeff’s expertise lies in what he calls “making pictures.” His eye is drawn to the extraordinary when telling the story of the mundane. He’s an expert storyteller.
Tammy Pearson // Journalist, Writer, Designer
Tammy Pearson is a former journalist and an award-winning writer and designer, Tammy is an expert in messaging, particularly for nonprofits. She understands audience and content and the importance of design to make a story or an advertising campaign work effectively.
John Metzger // Principal
John Metzger is JMG co-owner and an expert in design and post-production assembly. John’s depth of knowledge in post work makes his expertise particularly vital when we work with printers on behalf of our clients. John understands community storytelling and can write, edit and take photos. With 30 years experience in marketing and advertising, he also understands sales and ad placement when we’re called on for that work. He’s the guy who gets the work out on time and on budget.
Kurt Hostetler // Photojournalist
Kurt Hostetler is an expert in lighting and composition. A former photojournalist, Kurt’s work at JMG lies mostly in still photography. His environmental portraits, portraitures and event photography bring a depth of storytelling to our clients.
Adam Sturm // Photo & Video
Adam Sturm is a graphic designer and videographer for Indiana Homeland Security. At JMG, he is our website expert and onsite videographer for events and public relations messaging. He puts people at ease when they’re in front of a camera and can work wonders in the editing room.
Heather Hunt // Visual Artist
Heather Hunt is a visual artist. Her lighting and composition bring an expert touch to live events. She puts subjects at ease when filming and captures the essence of the moment. Her skill extends to post production work, and is agile at the cutting-room floor, bringing crisp, timely and understandable videography to life.
Michelle Kinsey // Journalist
Michelle Kinsey is a former journalist, and expert writer and researcher, particularly in the area of the arts and nonprofits. She’s a community connector with Indiana Public Radio and she makes interviewing look easy. She’s adept at social media and knows how to have fun with it and still lift client brand and expertise.
Brenda Morehead // Writer and Photographer
Brenda Morehead is a gifted writer and photographer. Her expertise in the nonprofit world, particularly in grant writing, makes her uniquely qualified to work with the kinds of clients who come to JMG. An expert researcher, Brenda understands audience and messaging. She provides standout work every time.
Courtney Thomas // Photo Editor and Event Specialist
Courtney Thomas is the JMG photo editor and event specialist, posting to social media in real time. JMG understands capitalizing on the moment and when events are involved, our work is written, shot and edited and delivered in time so the client fully benefits from high-level and immediate exposure.