JERRY HART and his wife, FRANCES, founded the company in July 1993 after Jerry retired from 25 years of service at KOCO-TV 5 in Oklahoma City. Some of their earliest clients included Anglin’ USA, International Softball Federation, AWG, Reesor’s, and … Over the past 25 years, Hartland expanded to include local, national and international clients such as …
In 1999, their son, JAY HART, joined the business after graduating from college. He worked initially as videographer / editor and has since taken over the company as Jerry heads to retirement. Jay’s creativity and talent has created an extensive list of very popular commercials and programs throughout the Oklahoma City area. He has collaborated with multiple organizations including Lyric Theater, The Skit Guys, Rodeo Opry, The Oklahoma City Thunder, … just to name a few. With the trends in television changing, Jay’s current focus is creating digital advertising for our clients.
In 2004, their daughter, MELISSA DAY, joined the business after moving back to Oklahoma from Texas. She was first brought on as financial manager but eventually was put in charge of the DIGITAL SIGNAGE aspect of the business. Digital signage and advertising go hand-and-hand so it seemed a natural addition to the video production portion of our business. We began offering digital signage in 2007 and still offer it today. We have digital signage installations all across Oklahoma and are known for our “out of the box” ways of utilizing the software. One of our most unique installations was at KSBI-TV. We utilized the digital signage software for their set backdrops, Friday night football live score updates, game show sets and weather updates. Our most current installation is at The Oklahoma State Fair, including their menu boards, digital signage and board room controls.
Hartland has been proud to provide our clients with top quality commercials, videos and full length programs, both locally and nationally. We have also had he privilege of televising the Olympic softball team in Atlanta and the Men’s World Championship games in Nova Scotia and the Netherlands.