Digital Hound Media is the proud award winner of the 2020 Sunsational Award for "Best Television Commercial" presented by the Florida Festivals and Events Association.
Krystal Downs - Owner, CEO
Krystal expertly serves customers in Citrus, Hernando, Marion, Pasco, Sumter and Levy counties. With more than 7 years of experience in social media management and traditional marketing. Krystal leads the professional Digital Hound Media team to quickly become the #1 local digital company providing personal service and hands on collaboration. Krystal's knowledge of the local market helps her guide her customers to create effective online strategies that get results!
A native Floridian, Krystal has dedicated her career to helping local businesses find their niche and voice online. Krystal has an art background and business and marketing degree that helps her creatively design social media campaigns that stand out! She is a mother of 5, enjoys traveling, cooking, photography and painting. Her focus is her family and creating a life she doesn’t need a vacation from.
Ryan Downs - Creative Director, Cinematographer
Ryan is the other half of Digital Hound Media. With over 10+ years in broadcasting he is head of creative which includes copy writing, directing, editing and graphic design. With many years in traditional advertising he is a creative driving force for all of our content.
A native Floridian, Ryan has dedicated his career to helping local businesses find their niche and voice online. Ryan holds a communications degree that helps him creatively design social media video campaigns that stand out! He is a father of 5, enjoys traveling, music, and podcasting. His focus is his family and creating a life with his wife Krystal and their shared children.
Patrick Illes - Google Certified PPC Manager
Patrick has vast experience working with small businesses to increase their Return on Investment from PPC Advertising. Patrick has knowledge in Search and Display Advertising, Google Shopping, Re-Targeting, Video Advertising and Mobile Ads across the Google and Bing networks.
Brittany Reeves - Marketing Assistant/Content Creator
Brittany joined Digital Hound Media in 2021 following a seventeen year career in real estate. Brittany has a strong sense for design and creative content. This comes from a background not only in art, photography, event planning & interior design, but comes from a family background (multi-generational) in print advertising, marketing and entrepreneurship as well. Brittany enjoys offering support to businesses in achieving their goals and celebrates their accomplishments with a unique & personal client approach. A native Floridian, Brittany loves all that the Nature Coast has to offer. She enjoys antiquing, crafts & DIY, traveling and creating beautiful spaces. Her focus is her family, faith & friends.
Devin Payne - Video Editor
Devin Payne has been in the TV/Film and Video Industry for over 9 years working on shows such as Live PD, Live Rescue, House Hunters and Man Fire Food. He’s worked on many independent feature and short films produced in the Tampa Bay and St. Pete area, as well as documentary projects including the Showtime Documentary for the Super Bowl LV Halftime Show. He has also worked on numerous wedding, commercial, and music videos. He is proficient in all areas of production but specializes in Post Production, including video editing and color correction. Devin is a hard core movie buff, father to 4 children, and enjoys traveling, videography/photography, and spending time with his family.