About US

We are an agency for brands that want to stand out.

Our Why

To build lasting relationships so that together we amplify impact.

Our Mission

At 9miles Media we amplify your impact by helping build lasting relationships through the power of video.

Ben
Armstrong

CEO

Fourth generation entrepreneur who loves helping clients overcome unique business and marketing challenges. Collector of airline miles and loyalty status. Rides motorcycles, flies airplanes, and serves as a volunteer Firefighter-EMT in Raleigh. Has celebrated three cardiac arrest code saves. 
Ben Armstrong

Colton
Cockman

Technical Director

Loves to create stunning digital content and solve technical challenges. Resident web dev guru. Enjoys connecting awesome brands to awesome consumers. Avid photographer and gym-goer. Volunteer Firefighter-EMT. Obsessed with mangos.

Thomas
Armstrong

COO

Translates big picture objectives into distinct direction and focused action designed to deliver measurable ROI. Digital marketing expert with experience in photography and video editing. Can solve a Rubik’s cube in under a minute and will stop to pet every dog.

Rachel
Pedigo

HR Coordinator

Media Production graduate from THE University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a passion for creating exceptional workplace culture and inclusive environments for all. Axe throwing enthusiast, true crime podcast listener, and dog lover. Probably drinking a Dr. Pepper at any given moment.

 dan
burniston

director of client success

A strategic communicator who has a passion for forming relationships and connecting with those around him. Constantly incorporating new technology to improve efficiency across the board. Spends free time cheering for the Jacksonville Jaguars, studying up on fantasy football, and doing his part to keep PNC arena as the Loudest House in the NHL. #GoCanes

jay
clarke

creative director

UNCG Film School graduate. Enjoys collaborating and creative problem solving. Powered by tater tots. Still listens to pop-punk music. Often communicates in the form of Seinfeld quotes.
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maria
ralston

lead creative strategist

How do you solve a problem like Maria? How do you catch a cloud and pin it down? Maria’s imaginative mindset is used to help others explore life’s limitless possibilities! Her optimism and Midwestern charm make her our designated ray of sunshine and occasionally our part-time mermaid. She’s full of energy, surprises, random facts, and Vine quotes – Maria is many things, but boring will never be one of them!

jared
smith

video producer & editor 

Professional video editor and aspiring renaissance man. Always seeking to captivate audiences through dynamic visual storytelling. After hours, catch him reading philosophy and playing an eight-string guitar. An established one-man metal band with three self-produced albums on Spotify.

braden
seiler

Project manager

An organized and results-driven young professional who is focused on building impactful relationships. Competitive on the soccer field, and relaxed while listening to Japanese jazz. Weekends include connecting with friends via video games, boating, checking NASA news, and researching which new sneakers to add to my collection.

Ben
Wester

Video Producer & Editor

Ben studied filmmaking at the UNC School of the Arts, where he received a BFA in cinematography. He has filmed music videos for Grammy-winning artists, cam opped for HBO Max, and filmed productions across the country.

Our Values


Lead With Purpose

We are on a mission to fundamentally change the marketing industry one step at a time.


Think Big

Our entrepreneurial spirit and unique creative process help us create lasting value.


ADAPT AND OVERCOME

We rise to the challenge to deliver results that exceed all expectations.


Be Storytellers

We foster an emotional connection with all who experience our work.

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BUILD LASTING RELATIONSHIPS

Everything we do is built on genuine connections within our team and with all of our clients.


GROW TOGETHER

Our collective focus on constant reflection and improvement makes our team stronger.

Creative Video

The best way to tell a story is through video. Our team of award-winning producers, directors and editors know how to make you shine.

Content Strategy

From marketing strategy to full-scale execution, our talented team can help bring your vision to life.

Your Strategic Partners

We’ll challenge you to think big, and try new things.

Our team is on the forefront of digital marketing trends that work today. We help you win with compelling content that drives engagement and sales.

Content Creation Made Simple

Feel like your marketing dollars aren’t working? Let us show you how to create an ongoing cadence of content that has a real impact on your business.

Your Production Experts

9miles Media is an FAA and NCDOT licensed Commercial UAV Operator with over eight years experience building and flying a wide range of large format drones. We capture stunning 4K Ultra-HD video content and high resolution still imagery.

Digital Cinema Pros

We travel with a wide variety of professional equipment including multiple camera bodies, gimbal stabilizers, audio and grip equipment. TSA loves us! 

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16 W. Martin St.

11th Floor

Raleigh, NC 27601

(919) 739-4080

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