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4media Group
4media Group. 888-890-8066. 4media-group.com.

4media Group is a strategic, full-service market research and communications group offering specialist expertise within a united collective including broadcast PR, digital PR and market research. We provide you with a targeted plan that will connect your brand with your target audience. The wealth of experience and media contacts allows us to deliver meaningful results over all forms of media.

One of 4media Group's specialties is Satellite Media Tours (SMTs), a broadcast PR tactic utilized to efficiently share key messages through a series of back-to-back interviews via satellite within a given time window in a single morning or day. Our focus is on maximizing earned placement in target markets. This will allow you to maximize outreach for the brand and efficiently use your spokesperson’s valuable time.

4media Group also specializes in:
radio Media Tours
Internet Media Tours
B-roll & Bites
Video Content
Market Research
PR Surveys

Once hired, we start with a kick-off call with all stakeholders. This ensures alignment of goals and messaging. Then, we draft media materials and when they are approved, media pitching and booking begins. Booking updates are issued daily or weekly until the day of the tour. A full project report is given post-tour. From media training your spokesperson to set design, we can handle all the details in between.

Are you planning a Spanish Satellite Media Tour?
We can help with that too!

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A-1 Broadcast, 2030 Powers Ferry Rd., SE, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30339. 770/790-3690 ext. 175. www.A-1Broadcast.com. Beverly Brunston, Pres. of Sales.

AKA MEDIA INC.
AKA MEDIA INC., 171 North Aberdeen, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60607. 800/996-9432. jvargas@akamediainc.com; www.akamediainc.com. Jason Vargas, Managing Partner.

We are the video-first solution for your communication needs.

AKA is an award-winning video content shop recognized worldwide as live and branded video experts. We work internally and externally with all-in creative, strategic campaign management, production, post-production, and intelligent distribution for many of the world’s most successful brands.

Follow us:
LinkedIn http://linkedin.com/company/aka-media-inc-
Twitter @AKAMEDIAINC
Facebook/AKAMEDIAINC

• Video Content Strategy, Production and Distribution
• Live Video Streaming Events (Global CEO Town Halls)
• Integrated Satellite Media Tours (SMT/RMT/IMT)
• Brand Journalism and Video Storytelling
• Internet Media Tours, Radio Media Tours and ANRs
• Guaranteed Impressions
• Highlights Reels, Sizzle Reels, Award-Entry Videos
• Video Editing, Audio, Graphics and Effects (Sizzle Reels)
• Content for Video, Radio, Web, TV and Social Media Campaigns

Video Content Strategy, Production and Distribution
Our clients use video to engage, entertain and educate. We add value with common sense, humor, and major brand experience.

Live Video Streaming Events
We excel in live streaming productions from challenging locations. CEOs love our strategic, cost-effective approach to Global Town Halls.

Satellite Media Tours (SMT/RMT/IMT)
We connect your story, your star and your location to reach millions of people with earned engagement and guaranteed results.

Artisan Production House, 110 East 25th St., Floor 2, New York, NY 10010. 347/351-4804. erin@artisanproductionhouse.com; kara@artisanproductionhouse.com; www.artisanproductionhouse.com. Erin Lahey Schwitter, Producer/Partner; Kara Leibowitz, Producer/Partner.

Auritt Communications Group
Auritt Communications Group, New York, NY. 212/302-6230. info@auritt.com; www.auritt.com. Joan Auritt, Pres.

Auritt Communications Group, a full-service PR production company provides creative multi-platform solutions for our clients’ specific needs. Expert and experienced in food and nutrition, consumer, healthcare, entertainment, publishing, finance, tech-- our producers partner with you to find the most effective story to tell. Our close, enduring relationships with the media result in the highest quality bookings. Our creatively designed, cost-effective production packages grow brand awareness, reaching influencers and targeted audiences in prime media markets. Through carefully honed strategy and skilled execution, our team of media experts and network-credentialed producers delivers promised results.

What we do:

•Video Production for Broadcast, Web, Corporate Events, Training
•TV Satellite, Radio, Online Media Tours
•Integrated Media Tours
•Partner Media Tours
•Media Training
•Social Media Campaigns
•Webcasts and Live Streamed Interactive Events
•Video, Audio, Multimedia News Releases
•B-Roll Packages
•PSAs

Broadcast Direct Communications Inc.
Broadcast Direct Communications Inc., 130 Shore Rd., Suite 185, Port Washington, NY 11050. iminett@broadcastdirectpr.com; pkresner@broadcastdirectpr.com. Irene Minett, 516/570-2369, Patti Kresner, 631/757-9630.

Broadcast Direct Communications, Inc. specializes in media relations for:

•Satellite Media Tours
•Radio Media Tours
•In-Market Tours
•The Web

As television, radio and internet professionals, we offer media strategy, creative writing and pitching, strong media relationships and over 30 years of experience in broadcast public
relations.

CB Radio Tours
CB Radio Tours, 37 West 37th St., 12th flr., New York, NY 10018. 212/629-6532. sales@cbradiotours.com; www.cbradiotours.com. Mike Zirinsky.

CB Radio Media Tours combines the best in breed: a proven media relations team, seasoned audio and mixing engineers and a brand new penthouse recording facility in NYC. You bring the spokesperson and we'll book back-to-back radio interviews and upload MP3 files to our FTP site for you to present to your client. For digitally-focused clients, we now offer Podcast Media Tours (PMTs). English and Multilingual Audio News Releases (ANRs) also available as a la carte items.

D S Simon Media
D S Simon Media, 229 West 36th St., 9th flr., New York, NY 10018. 212/736-2727. news@dssimon.com; www.dssimon.com. Doug Simon, Pres. & CEO.

D S Simon Media has been a leader in influencer marketing for 30 years helping brands and organizations turn their experts and leaders into influencers, create awareness for their campaigns and initiatives, win the competition for attention at trade shows, and connect one on one with KOLs, prospects, partners and media. Spokespeople from leading brands and non-profits get exposure on television and online media through Influencer Media Tours, Video Series, Media Packages and Junkets. The company is also the mastermind behind the new awards program called The SPOKEies™ which are the PR industry’s first awards program to specifically honor corporate, brand and non-profit spokespeople in a wide variety of categories. To find out more, got to www.spokeies.com

DNA, DIETRICH NELSON & ASSOCIATES
DNA, DIETRICH NELSON & ASSOCIATES, 1008 Cole Ave., #3200i, Los Angeles, CA 90038. 323/309-3314. Also: 200 W. Portland Street, #1213, Phoenix, AZ 85003. dnelson@dnaepr.com.

DNA has over 30 years of experience and offers expert advice, strategic planning, quality production and distribution for all your traditional broadcast and online and social media. Please call or email for quotes.

Gourvitz Communications Inc., 142 W. 57th St., 11th flr., New York, NY 10019. 212/730-4807. www.gourvitzcommunications.com. Paul Gourvitz, Pres.

KEF Media, 1161 Concord Rd., Smyrna, GA 30080. 404/605-0009. www.kefmedia.com. Kevin Foley, CEO.

Liv Davick Communications and Strategic Marketing, Inc., 9903 Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. 310/721-9646. info@livdavick.com; liv@livdavick.com; www.livdavick.com. Liv Davick, Pres.

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Live Star Entertainment, 379 Park Avenue South, 4th flr., New York, NY 10016. 212/505-7666. www.livestar-entertainment.com. Eric Drath.

Lyons PR, 10410 N. Kensington Pkwy., Suite 305, Kensington, MD 20895. 301/942-1306. www.lyonspr.com. Dan Lyons, Pres.

Marquis Digital Media, 18345 Ventura Blvd., Suite 400, Tarzana, CA 91356. 818/600-8770. jshulman@marquisdigital.com; www.marquisdigital.com. Jeff Shulman.

Media Connect, formerly Planned Television Arts, 301 E. 57th St., 4th flr., New York, NY 10022. 212/715-1600. www.media-connect.com. David Hahn, Mng. Dir.

Moldow Communications LLC, 22 Knollwood Terrace, Caldwell, NJ 07006. 201/519-3075. jmoldow@MoldowCommunications.com; www.moldowcommunications.com. Jim Moldow, President.

Murray Hill Studios, 248 East 35th St., New York, NY 10016. 212/889-4200; fax: 212/889-9413. Ourteam@murrayhillstudios.com; www.murrayhillstudios.com. Contact: Jahaneen Johnsen.

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National Press Club, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20045. 202/662-7541. sales@press.org; www.press.org/studios.

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PREMIERETV
PREMIERETV, 200 Spectrum Center Dr., Suite 300, Irvine, CA 92618. 310/899-9090. info@premieretv.com; www.premieretv.com. Shayne Fraeke, CEO.

25+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, UNMATCHED EXPERTISE, EXCEPTIONAL CLIENT SERVICE

PREMIERETV delivers outstanding Satellite Media Tours to clients across the U.S. and around the globe. Whether your SMT originates from a TV studio, a hotel room, a desert, or any remote location, PREMIERETV's media and production teams always deliver with professionalism, diligence, and creativity.

Our media experts are trusted by the top newsroom producers in the industry. We maintain strong relationships with all the national networks and newsfeeds, top market local affiliates, and independent and regional cable outlets.

As a result, you get the best line-ups for your SMT.

Additional PREMIERETV specialties include:

•Satellite Media Tours
•Press Junkets
•Digital Media Tours
•Radio Media Tours
•Audio News Releases
•Creative Video Production / “Highlight Reels”
•Broadcast & Digital Distribution
•B-Roll Packages
•ENG Crews
•On-Air Radio Promotions
•International Services
•Webcasting

Contact us for references, quotes, or information on an integrated broadcast publicity strategy that accommodates your budget.

Prime Time Media
Prime Time Media, Studios in Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Toronto, Vancouver, London. 310/709-1109. info@primetimemedia.us; www.prime-timemedia.com. Neisha Cohen, Founder/Owner.

Prime Time Media is one of the most trusted organizations in the industry. We’ve learned a little something from our 25 years in the business. We excel at media relations, media distribution, and all forms of broadcast and digital communications. We create strategies and solutions to help brands, agencies, all sectors of entertainment, publishing, sports, health, beauty, lifestyle, garner mass media impressions.

As former network TV producers at the highest rated network morning and late-night programs, we know how producers think and what they want.

• Satellite Media Tours, Co-Op Tours
• Internet Tours
• Digital Media Tours
• Radio Tours
• Webcasting
• Satellite Feeds
• In-Studio Media Placement

Along with longstanding relationships with decision-makers in all media we position you for success. We coordinate every project with detail, professionalism, diligence, and creativity. We get you the best media placement for your message and within your budget. Plus, we target and get the largest audience and amass the most media impressions for you.

That’s our job.

Strauss Media Strategies, Inc.
Strauss Media Strategies, Inc., 529 14th St., N.W., #1163, Nat'l Press Bldg., Washington, DC 20045. 202/638-0200; fax: 202/638-0400. info@straussmedia.com; www.straussmedia.com. Richard Strauss, Pres.

262 West 38th St., Suite 803, New York, NY 10018
212/302-1234; newyork@straussmedia.com; www.straussmedia.com
Richard Strauss, Pres.

Los Angeles, CA; 626/794-1350
losangeles@straussmedia.com; www.straussmedia.com
Richard Strauss, Pres.

Celebrating our 22nd anniversary and 22 years of excellence in 2018, Strauss Media Strategies, Inc., is the nation’s premier public relations, communications, and strategy firm specializing in television and radio. Not just another "crank it out booking service," Strauss Media Strategies works closely with its clients to develop campaign-specific strategies and tactics that get results. Collectively, our staff brings more than 175 years of broadcast experience and judgment to our clients, and has booked tens of thousands of interviews throughout our company history with a strong commitment to quality.

Strauss Media specializes in booking television satellite media tours with local stations, national broadcast and cable networks, network feeder services, and syndicated programs. We expertly manage your SMT and provide a complete solution including the booking of all of the interviews, studio rental and equipment, satellite uplink, make-up and catering services, and all of the technical and production needs to make your SMT the most successful it can be.

We also specialize in booking radio tours with national news networks, nationally syndicated shows, statewide, regional, and local radio outlets in each of the nation's nearly 300 radio markets. Strauss Media also conducts radio and television ground tours.

Moreover, we script, produce, and distribute targeted audio news releases to the nation's largest radio networks with the best "guaranteed-placement" in the industry. In addition, Strauss Media provides:

•Audio Actuality Pitching and Placement Systems
•Radio Promotions
•Public Service Announcements
•Audio and Video Podcasts
•Radio Advertising Production and Placement
•Live Remote Broadcasts
•Customized Broadcast E-mailing (with our database of 12,000+ radio and television outlets, stations and show contacts)
•Satellite Uplinks and Downlinks
•Media Training

Among the hundreds of clients we have worked with, we routinely work with political groups such as the DNC; advocacy groups like the Sierra Club; award-winning PR firms like Burson-Marsteller, Edelman, Porter Novelli, MSLGroup, Hager Sharp and Apco; non-profit clients like Safe Kids Worldwide, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the National Safety Council; government agencies like the Dept. of Veterans Affairs; associations such as the US Conference of Mayors, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and No Labels; large-scale events such as the Clinton Global Initiative and the major auto shows; major companies like Uber, Facebook, and General Motors; and we have worked on dozens of local, state and federal political campaigns. The company is also proud to be on the official GSA Schedule.

When your campaign calls for television and radio, Strauss Media Strategies delivers the absolute best results in the industry. You'll enjoy working with our friendly staff of experienced public relations media professionals. Contact us today to discuss a customized solution for your next broadcast outreach campaign!

Synaptic Digital, a Definition 6 company, 79 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003. 212/682-8300. learnmore@synapticdigital.com; www.synapticdigital.com.

THUNK! Media. Inc.
THUNK! Media. Inc., 376 15th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215. 917/658-9932. robin@thunkmedia.com; www.thunkmedia.com. Robin DeAngelis.

SPECIALIZING IN CO-OP & EXCLUSIVE SMTs:

Thunk!Media, Inc. delivers your message to the audience you want to target. Thunk!Media clients have achieved impressive results through our innovative and creative co-op media tours. Our boutique service offers a personal touch and provides the highest quality production values and top-market bookings -- all delivered by the celebrity spokespeople major news outlets turn to for advice.

VideoLink Inc., 1230 Washington St., West Newton, MA 02465. 800/452-5565. www.videolinktv.com.