Christopher Swainhart, Executive Producer
Chris’s first photographic experience was in a darkroom at age three, quietly watching while his father developed and printed photos. Since then the award-winning cinematographer has filmed all over the world, producing hundreds of commercial film projects for companies worldwide. His background is in music with a Master’s from University of Cincinnati CCM.
Mike Miller, Assistant Producer
From the banking industry, Mike has finally found a home that he believes in. Mike books most of the content that appears on GunStuff. Having hunted his whole life, going shooting with his dad, uncles, and cousins, Mike wants to see that continue for generations and show other families how much fun guns and the outdoors can be thru safety and education. Mike has a Bachelor’s in Marketing from Morehead State University.
Chris Lower, Director of Photography
Chris has been working professionally in commercial TV broadcast in Cincinnati for over a decade. Chris spent seven years in the Cincinnati Fox19 news crew before moving to their features program, Cincy Weekend. We are delighted to have Chris aboard GunStuff to share his love for art and filmmaking, telling stories and sharing the perspectives of others through TV segments, journalistic vignettes, and short documentaries. A graduate of Brown Mackie College in Cincinnati, Chris is a lifelong resident of Greater Cincinnati.
Katie Derrick, Photographer
You’ll find Katie on the road with our crew filming segments at NRA, SHOT, NASGW, USCCA, and other events. She also handles much of GunStuff’s social media. Katie holds a communications and advertising degree from Brigham Young University.
Scott A. Kiefner, Reviews
Marine infantry machine gunner 3 Battalion 5th Marines, served as a sniper between 1992 to 1996. Served on the Special Operations Response Team at United States Penitentiary Terre Haute Indiana from 1996 to 2002. Served in the Federal Air Marshal service From 2002 till 2016. Scott understands what it takes to protect yourself and your family.
Chris Potter, Social Media
Mark Burgun, Art Director
With 20 years of agency experience, Mark Burgun inspires creativity and exceptional design among our team. Mark graduated from the College of Art Advertising, where he later worked as a design teacher and computer art instructor. He is also a graduate of Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing Arts and attended Laguardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City.