Why do what we do?

Why stay late - tweaking, perfecting until it's just right?

Why respond to clients regardless of the hour? Why?

Because we love what we do! Every day is a chance to make our clients’ visions come alive. 

Fresh TV is a production and post-production boutique. Our size allows us to give each client and each project exceptional attention. And that attention - to the creative, to the edit, to the design, to the audio mix - elevates the end result. It’s a privilege to do what we do - to tell a story, to evoke emotion, to relay a message.  

That's why.

the freshmakers

Rachel Vasey
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Rachel Vasey

Owner & Creative Director

Rachel started Fresh TV 13-years ago - never dreaming it would blossom into what it is today. As the owner and Creative Director, Rachel prides herself on the quality of work Fresh TV achieves and its custom, personal touch.

Fresh TV is known for its attention to the creative. And that creative is what drives Rachel. She produces, directs, edits, and oversees all projects - she’s just not the owner behind some big desk. She loves what she does, and that passion shines throughout her work.

Rachel began her career at Roland House as an assistant editor, and within only five months was promoted to editor. Shortly after going freelance, she edited a Food Network pilot that got picked up, and suddenly she had 9 episodes to edit. She and a producer joined forces, and Fresh TV was born - making clients happy ever since. Now, Fresh TV offers a wide scope of services - specializing in branded entertainment as well as mini-docs, sizzles, and promos.

Rachel’s skills have been recognized with a PROMAX Silver, two Mark Awards, and a CINE Golden Eagle. In addition, her editing contributions to PBS'​ Chefs A' Field helped earn two James Beard Awards - one of which was for Best National Cooking Series - as well as a Hugo Award Gold Plaque. 

She received her B.A. degree in Visual Media and Spanish from American University in Washington, DC, and attended FAMU Film Academy in Prague, Czech Republic, as well as the College for International Studies in Madrid, Spain.

When she's not at Fresh TV, Rachel can be found in a workout class or enjoying time her new daughter and husband.

Mags Miller
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Mags Miller

West Coast Director & Field Producer

She brings some Cali cool to Fresh TV and has directed shoots all over the globe - from Europe, Nepal, Nigeria, and right here in DC.

Mag's love of travel, adventure and excellent story telling is apparent in all she does. After numerous seasons as the Supervising Producer & Field Produer on TLC's Hoarding: Buried Alive, she directed a piece for Fresh TV in Nigeria for Discovery Learning Alliance and Shell. She then directed/produced two specials for Travel Channel where she followed a family of exteme kayakers as well as directed the behind the scenes footage for Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot Untold Stories and Discovery Channel's Gold Rush: The Dirt. Most recently, she directed three international episodes of Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations.

Prior to her time spent Hoarding, Mags field produced, produced and wrote several specials for National Geographic, including Explorer: Camp Leatherneck where she was embedded with Marines for 5 weeks in Afghanistan. Basically, there's nothing she can't handle.

Carolyn Baughman
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Carolyn Baughman

Writer/Producer

She brings more than 15-years of award-winning marketing experience to Fresh TV.

Carolyn's fresh perspective and creative energy shines on every project she works on – whether short or long form. She works with National Geographic Channels, National Geographic Television, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, Velocity Network and Destination America, as well as corporate and non-profit clients in the DC area. She just completed scripts for DIY's Desperate Landscapes and HGTV's My Yard Goes Disney in addition to writing/producing numerous promos for Velocity's Wheeler Dealers.

Carolyn spent 5-years writing and producing for the National Geographic Channel in Washington, DC. While at NGC, she executed creative on-air copy for hundreds of promotional spots, marketing campaigns, network IDs and documentary trailers. Carolyn has been recognized with a Promax Gold Award for her work on the viral promo Behind the Scenes with Brady Barr: Snakebite. She has also received Gold & Silver Mark Awards for writing and producing promos for On Board Air Force One. 

Her ad agency experience enables smooth interfacing with our broad range of clients. At The Hughes Agency in Greenville, South Carolina she facilitated strategic marketing plans, public relations initiatives and corporate brand management. Carolyn began her Writing/Producing career as an On-Air Promotion Producer at PBS Affiliate WHYY-TV in Philadelphia.

Sarah Heinitz
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Sarah Heinitz

Coordinating Producer & Junior Editor

She is a twin who has a great love of the outdoors.

Sarah comes to Fresh TV with a wide range of experience. Sarah hails from the Bay Area and recently moved to Washington, DC from LA where she was a renowned assistant editor on many reality shows and comedies. She worked on CBS’ Life In Pieces, FOX’s Cooper Barrett’s Guide To Surviving Life, Adult Swim’s Childrens Hospital, Hulu’s The Hotwives of Las Vegas, and Yahoo’s Other Space.

Prior to lot life in LA, Sarah was a master control operator at FOX Sports where she ran live sports games during primetime, which kept her on her toes. Sarah was also a broadcast operator on Celebrity Cruise Lines for 2-years which let her see parts of the world she never dreamt possible.

Sarah studied video editing and sound design at the Los Angeles Film School.

Richard Humphries
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Richard Humphries

Senior Sound Designer & Mixer

One of the mix masters behind our fresh sound.

Richard is an award winning Sound Editor, Designer and Mixer, with years of experience mixing promos, documentaries and commercials. Prior to founding Takoma Media, he was a senior mixer and sound designer for the Discovery Networks. He's added booms and swooshes to our spots for 7-years running, and our work has never sounded better.