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MediaForce, LLC News

DIGITALradio_eMD_460x2951The Public Service Network (a division of
MediaForce, LLC) launches new digital options through DIGITALradio and PSN eMD.

PSN DIGITALradio and PSN eMD offers government agencies and nonprofits the ability to deliver public service announcements (PSAs) on a highly targeted and personal basis.  With PSN DIGITALradio, companies are able to deliver 30-second audio public service announcements (PSAs) and digital banners to consumers across all of their digital devices from computers to smartphones and other mobile platforms. With PSN eMD, companies can reach more than 250,000 Health Care Providers (HCPs) via eMail.

IOM the conversationThe Institute of Medicine launches a PSA campaign to teach about discussing end-of-life decisions.

PSN has produced a 30- second audio and video PSA, which is currently being distributed to television, cable and radio outlets nationwide. The video and audio spots stress the importance of having ‘the conversation’ about our end-of-life care with friends, family and care providers now, before a crisis.

(DOT FMCSA) Protect Your Move PSAMediaForce LLC chosen by the U.S. Department of Transportation to distribute PSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), recently produced a Protect Your Move PSA aimed to combat interstate household goods moving fraud by educating consumers on how to plan a successful move.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uses PSN Entertainment to launch medication safety PSAsThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) uses PSN Entertainment to launch medication safety PSAs

FDA web banners promoting safe use of common medicines such as acetaminophen and other pain relievers are being placed on websites in the entertainment industry such as Ticketmaster and Live Nation. These banners allow FDA’s message about the benefits and risks of presciption and over-the-counter medications to reach a wide demographic with measurable results.

For more information on the campaign and the safe use of acetaminophen, which is contained in more than 600 prescription drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) medications, go to FDA.gov/acetaminophen.

APDA logoAmerican Parkinson Disease Association Chooses MediaForce to Help Launch its Live with Optimism Campaign

Every nine minutes a new person learns they have Parkinson’s disease. The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) helps individuals and families coping with PD by providing access to education and wellness programs, connecting them with a support group and/or guiding them to find critical resources through APDA’s vast network of chapters and support centers throughout the country.

APDA launches its Live with Optimism campaign this month featuring new video and audio PSAs. MediaForce is distributing the PSAs nationwide via PSN TV and PSN Radio. View the 60-second video PSA online.

FDA Acetaminophen AdMediaForce wins contract with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to promote medication safety messages

Under this contract, the FDA plans to increase consumer awareness and knowledge about the benefits and risks of presciption and over-the-counter medications, counterfeit and illegal online pharmacies and the safe use of common medicines such as acetaminophen and other pain relievers. MediaForce is honored to be assisting the FDA in disseminating these important health messages. Video and print Public Service Announcements (PSAs) are being distributed in physician waiting rooms nationwide utilizing the PSN WaitingRoom network. Web banners are also being placed on the websites of participating partners to include health-oriented organizations and publications.

MEC-Fairfax launches video to promote small business incubator

Mayor of FairfaxMEC-Fairfax is a small business incubator program that is a partnership between George Mason University and the City of Fairfax in Northern Virginia. MediaForce worked closely with MEC-Fairfax to develop a marketing strategy and video concept. MediaForce used interviews with key stakeholders and staff to build the video script, then blended state-of-the-art HD videography, animations, high-impact graphics and other special effects together to produce the new promotional video.

Got an Hour? Give it Back. Campaign PSA Distribution Goes Nationwide with PSN In-Store and PSN Radio

Aging Network LogoThere are roughly 11 million seniors living alone in their homes and nearly 1.5 million seniors in nursing homes. There are many seniors who could use an hour of your time and hundreds of ways you can help. This is the message from The Aging Network’s Volunteer Collaborative Got an Hour? Give it Back. Campaign.

MediaForce wrote and produced the audio PSA which it distributed nationwide to thousands of radio stations and retail in-store locations.

Listen to the PSA, currently posted on the Got an Hour? Give it Back. Campaign website.

Direct Messaging with PSN Pharma

Know your dose: AcetaminophenCustomers picking up prescriptions that contain acetaminophen received a print PSA from KnowYourDose.org. As part of an integrated Acetaminophen Awareness Campaign, KnowYourDose.org utilized the PSN Pharma channel to reach a specifically targeted audience with a message about the proper use of acetaminophen. Through PSN Pharma’s filtering process, the safety message was delivered to those customers picking up prescription drugs containing acetaminophen.

Approximately 2,300 major grocery retail locations are participating in the program, distributing some 500,000 PSAs that educate consumers and patients about how to use medicines containing acetaminophen appropriately and to help change behaviors that could lead to an unintentional acetaminophen overdose.

DHHS Educates Consumers About High Cholesterol

fruits-and-vegetablesAccording to research, one of the first steps in controlling cholesterol is to eat a balanced diet. To promote this advice and other tips to consumers, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)  sponsored a PSN In-Store campaign. Campaign audio messaging, produced by MediaForce LLC, reached consumers during visits to nine grocery and retail chains, including Albertsons Market, Brookshire’s, Food Lion, Harveys Supermarket, Kmart, Kroger, Safeway, Sweetbay Supermarket and Tops. Consumers received healthful information and had access to free health guides, in English and Spanish, at each store’s pharmacy. Click below to listen to campaign messaging.

Federal PSA Delivery Now Available in 32,000+ Grocery, Drug and Retail Stores

Grocery StoreOur exclusive distribution partner, PSN (The Public Service Network), recently expanded the reach of its in-store channel from 13,000 to more than 32,000 stores. New store chains include CVS, Rite Aid, A&P, Food Lion, Wegmans and Kmart. This increase will enable our clients to thoroughly penetrate local and regional target markets or quickly generate national attention for their campaigns.

American Red Cross Launches PSN In-Store Campaign

Red CrossEvery nine minutes, the American Red Cross (ARC) responds to an emergency in communities across the country. In order to perform its vital mission, the organization relies on volunteers and the generosity of individuals. To increase disaster relief support this holiday season, the American Red Cross is conducting a three-week PSN In-Store campaign. Beginning December 24th, audio PSAs will air in 2,000 grocery and drug stores throughout the United States. MediaForce LLC produced the PSAs and coordinated the distribution through its exclusive partnership with PSN (The Public Service Network) on behalf of the American Red Cross. Listen for an ARC PSA while you visit your local pharmacy and grocery store to learn how you can help. Visit www.redcross.org for more information.

MediaForce LLC Chosen by AANMA to Document Marathon Journey

Marine Corps MarathonMediaForce LLC documented the Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics’ (AANMA) 2012 Marine Corps Marathon journey. A MediaForce LLC production crew filmed pre-race interviews with Team AANMA members prior to the marathon and captured footage during race-day at various locations along the course. With more than three hours of footage provided by MediaForce LLC, AANMA plans to create a compelling and uplifting video. To learn more about AANMA, visit www.aanma.org.

Divas, MPH Selects MediaForce LLC to Promote Wellness Event

On Saturday, November 3rd, Divas, Making our People Healthier (MPH) hosted an event called I <3 My Community: Health and Wellness Block Party that aimed to educate, empower and mobilize women to create healthy communities. In support of the event, MediaForce LLC introduced various media and community outlets to the event and Divas, MPH. MediaForce LLC was able to secure coverage through event calendar postings, grassroots marketing, social media, and a live broadcast radio call-in during the event with DJ Flava, an on-air personality for WKYS 93.9 FM. To learn more about Divas, MPH, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, visit www.divasmph.org.