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Satellite Media Tour Companies

    O'Dwyer's database is where communicators shop online for the companies that supply the PR industry with products and services. Consult the companies below for help with satellite media tours, a broadcast PR tactic using back-to-back interviews over a set time interval.

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4media Group
4media Group. 888-890-8066. laura.pair@4media-group.com; 4media-group.com. Laura Pair, Managing Director.

4media group is an integrated communications company that specializes in the broadcast and digital space. We also conduct market research, focus groups and public relations surveys. We have offices in six U.S. cities including New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC, Orlando and Bentonville, Arkansas. Our global headquarters are located in London, England, and we can execute campaigns from almost anywhere in the world.

4media group services include:

•Satellite Media Tours (SMTs), Internet Media Tours (IMTs) and Radio Media Tours (RMTs) in English and/or Spanish
•Surveys, market research and focus groups
•Media relations
•Media buying: TV, radio, web, OOH
•Video production
•Video News Releases (VNRs) and Soundbite & B-roll packages
•Radio News Releases (RNRs)
•Public Service Announcements (PSAs)
•Native Advertising and Content Recommendation
•Webcasting, Facebook Live and social streaming

A-1 Broadcast, 2030 Powers Ferry Rd., SE, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30339. 770/790-3690. 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.

THE VIDEO-FIRST SOLUTION FOR YOUR COMMUNICATION NEEDS

AKA is an award-winning branded video agency. We deliver creative, all-in production, intelligent distribution, and complete program management 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

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. 212/302-6230. info@auritt.com; www.auritt.com. Joan Auritt, Pres.

Broadcast Direct Communications Inc.
Broadcast Direct Communications Inc., 130 Shore Rd., Suite 185, Port Washington, NY 11050. iminett@broadcastdirectpr.com; pattikresner@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

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.

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

D S Simon Media provides video for journalists and for social media on behalf of brands and non-profits. Our most popular offerings include Satellite Media Tours (SMTs) and Social Media LIVE™.

Both our media tours and social broadcasts are produced from our New York studio or from client’s preferred location. Our media tours include 25+ bookings and guaranteed audience reach. Our live social video service features multiple broadcast quality social video streams to more than 25 channels expanding the reach of your live social broadcast.

DNA, DIETRICH NELSON & ASSOCIATES
DNA, DIETRICH NELSON & ASSOCIATES, 200 W. Portland Street, #1213, Phoenix, AZ 85003. 323/309-3314. 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, 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
KEF Media, 1161 Concord Rd., Smyrna, GA 30080. 404/605-0009. yhanak@kefmedia.com; www.kefmedia.com. Kevin Foley, Yvonne Hanak.

For more than three decades KEF Media has been the leader in custom broadcast public relations tactics like Satellite Media Tours and Radio Media Tours. KEF Media acquired and trademarked The Daily Buzz television program and its digital platforms. The Daily Buzz airs on CBS-owned POP TV in every television market in the U.S., complementing digital platforms and offering paid integrations to PR professionals.

KEF Media specializes in:
• Satellite media tours
• B-Roll & sound bites
• Big Game event video
• Audio news releases
• Radio media tours
• Internet media tours
• In-market media tours

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.

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.

Megaphone Media, 26 Perry Street, New York, NY 10014. 646/452-8404. kcarmone@megaphone-media.com; www.megaphone-media.com. Kyle Carmone.

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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.

See full listing under Television (TV) Production.

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

Next Millennium Productions
Next Millennium Productions, 31 Howard St., Suite 5A, New York, NY, 10013. 212/226-2274; fax: 917/237-1663. info@nmpfilms.com; www.nmpfilms.com. Aubrey Carp.

Next Millennium Productions is an M/WBE-certified production company housed in a zen-inspired, 7,500 square foot facility in Soho, offering:

• Studios (Soundproofed, fully air-conditioned)
-Two Wall Cyc studio
-Live Shot Studio
• Fiber & LTN Connectivity
• Avid, Final Cut, & Premiere Editing
• Pro Tools with Voiceover Booth
• Television, Commercial, & Corporate Video Production
• Webcasts, SMTs, Green Screen, White Cyc, Field Production

Pitching Monkeys Media
Pitching Monkeys Media, Waldwick, NJ 07643. 201/214-9611. mark@pitchingmonkeys.com; www.pitchingmonkeysmedia.com. Mark Ganguzza, President.

• Satellite Media Tours (SMT)
• Radio Media Tours (RMT)
• Internet Media Tours (IMT)
• Audio News Releases (ANR)
• Full Production Services
• In-Studio Interviews
• B-Roll
• English and Spanish
• Ground Media Tours
• Public Service Announcements (PSA)
• Print Interviews

“no monkey business, just media results”

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. 310/559-0445. 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 23rd anniversary in 2019, 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 270 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!

THUNK! Media, Inc.
THUNK! Media, Inc., 380 15th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215. 718/499-9068. www.thunkmedia.com.

SPECIALIZING IN CO-OP & STANDALONE 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.