Partner Spotlight: Max Brooke

January 27, 2017

With two years under his belt as video producer and editor for the Carolina Panthers, East Carolina University graduate Max Brooke creates exclusive content for the game-day experience.

A native of China Grove, North Carolina, Max previously worked for UCC: Youth Ministries and Raycom Sports/ACC Network.

The soon-to-be married gentleman started working in video production with his brother, Richard, by creating a project for the United Church of Christ called TwinMaps. “We didn’t make any money for a year, but it was an amazing experience working with non-profit groups,” said Max.

Q&A with Max

  • What is the best career advice you ever received? You can’t be anyone else but yourself when you’re finding your own style for directing, shooting or editing.
  • What is the accomplishment you are most proud of? My brother and I started working in video production by creating our own project with the United Church of Christ called TwinMaps. We didn’t make any money for a year, but it was an amazing experience working with non-profit groups.
  • What is the best part of your job? The best part of working with the Carolina Panthers are the amazing people I get to work with. They are very professional and some of the nicest people I’ve ever met.
  • Why did you choose your career path? I love every part of video production. Seeing a project through from start to finish is fulfilling.
  • What has most impressed you about JHE? The guys I worked with on our open video were very prepared and professional. They are always willing to go the extra mile to make the product better.
  • What is your best tip for success? There is no substitute for hard work.

Things people may not know about Max

  • I’m inspired by … my future wife.
  • My runner-up career was … being a professional basketball player. I didn’t come close but that was the only other option when I was growing up!
  • I start my day by … a good workout and breakfast!
  • My ultimate stress reliever is … working out.
  • My family is … amazing. I am getting married in May and I’m very excited about starting my own family soon. 
  • My favorite sport is … basketball. It’s a beautiful team sport that requires 5 guys that be on the same page at all times. The chemistry can be amazing to watch when it’s perfected.
  • Compelling TV binge … Game of Thrones.
  • If I could trade bodies with one person for 24 hours, I’d pick … Lebron James. That guy is the ultimate athlete.

Keep track of Max by following him on Twitter at @maxwellsbrooke.

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