Meet Jacob

Jacob Smart

Technical/Video Director
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Jacob joined the staff of New Hope in 2018 as the Creative Arts intern, and then he came on staff as the Technical Director in May of 2020. Previously he has worked doing live video production, as well as commercial video production several theaters in Bend.


Jacob is responsible for producing the Sunday Morning Live stream every week, as well as all the announcement videos, and mid-week video content you see. Jacob is also responsible for designing and maintaining our website.


Jacob is happily married to Gracie Smart, and they are expecting their first son in August of 2020!

Other Interests

In addition to cinematography and photography, Jacob loves to play the drums, and he is surprisingly good at Ping Pong.