Skylite Media, Inc.

Our Partnership With You

For nearly two decades now, Skylite Media has been working closely with companies like yours. We have a well-earned reputation of highly-personalized service and attention to detail. We collaborate with you as your technology partners; we address your specific needs and goals; and we deliver them within your budgets and timeframes. We work alongside you every step of the way, until your projects are completed to your satisfaction.

To further help you realize your goals, we have established partnerships with other technology manufacturers and specialists. We can recommend and deliver specific broadcast, transmission, production, video, audio and IT solutions customized to meet your unique demands.

You have comprehensive needs - we specialize in comprehensive solutions.

The Skylite Team

Skylite Media is composed of a select group of skilled people with extensive experience across the entertainment industry spectrum. Our engineers have been (and still are) directors, editors, broadcast and audio and electrical engineers, production supervisors, systems administrators, programmers, camera operators and equipment technicians.

We believe that our backgrounds give us an uncommon diversity of knowledge and expertise. The satisfaction reported by our clients confirms it.

Dan Janetzke - President / Director of Engineering

Completion of a telecommunications degree from Pasadena City College in the 1980s led Dan to early work as a broadcast studio engineer for Seven Network Australia and as Chief Engineer of Absolute Post. In 1992 Dan founded Skylite Media.

Dan maintains an active role in Skylite's engineering projects and he can often be found on-site, working directly with our clients. He holds a Senior Broadcast Engineer Certification with the Society of Broadcast Engineers, a State of California contractors license, and is a member of SBE and SMPTE.

Aarin Ripes - Senior Project Manager / Systems Engineer

Aarin has over 15 years experience in project management, broadcast engineering, audio engineering, systems integration, and IT systems administration, including Avid Unity and Apple XSan. He is an experienced recording / mix / mastering engineer and received a ProMax-BDA Award for audio engineering a Jeopardy TV campaign. He also specializes in video and D-Cinema display technology, research, calibration, and VidCAD / WireCAD systems design. Aarin is an Avid Certified Support Representative (ACSR) and holds certifications in Avid technology. He is a member of SMPTE and AES.

Jeff Dollente - Senior Design Engineer

Jeff has over 15 years of experience in broadcast engineering, systems integration, IT systems administration, project management and installation. He is an experienced facility chief engineer, field repair technician and mobile / production manager and director. Jeff specializes in engineering consultations, client relations, and AutoCAD / VidCAD / WireCAD systems design. He holds certifications in Sony, Panasonic, JVC, For-A and Grass Valley technology. He is a member of SMPTE, SBE and STE

Justin Allen - Senior Project Manager

Justin has over 15 years experience in broadcast engineering, systems integration, project management, installation and production. He specializes in engineering consultations, client relations, and AutoCAD / VidCAD systems design. Justin is also an experienced field repair technician and live production director, manager and camera operator.

Marty Meade - Project Manager / Application Engineer

Also a telecommunications graduate of Pasadena City College, Marty has over 20 years experience in broadcast engineering, systems integration, IT systems administration, project management and installation. He specializes in IT systems including Avid Unity, Apple XSan / OS X / Final Cut Pro, discreet/Autodesk stone, and Windows Server/IIS. He is also an experienced facility chief engineer and field repair technician. Marty teaches seminars on broadcast engineering and videotape machines.

Brian Mead - Lead Installer

Also a telecommunications graduate of Pasadena City College, Brian has over 10 years experience in broadcast engineering, systems integration, project design and installation. He specializes in onsite installation, project management, field technical repair, client relations, and website development.