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Public Relations

We can analyze your current public relations programs and develop ways to improve your company's image in your targeted marketplaces. Even if you already have staff in place, we can work with existing personnel. Many clients use us as an extension of staff to provide special expertise and generate new ideas.

We have over 30 years experience working with news media and are accredited by the Public Relations Society of North America. Whether it is a simple task such as writing press releases or developing a fully integrated program, we can help.

BMG secured three hours of live coverage on WGN Morning News for our client Liberty Bank and its Pet Photo Day event. The resulting publicity was priceless.

BMG secured a full morning's live coverage by WGN's Around Town at Dominic's Kitchen Store. A segment also aired at the Noon News which get broadcast nationwide via a Super Station network. In-store and online sales rocketed after this aired.


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We are experienced journalists with expertise in writing text for brochures, speeches, media materials, annual reports, educational materials and advertising. Our creative staff will find the right words to tell your story to the most appropriate listeners.

All of our account managers are experts in writing with degrees in either English or Journalism. Leave the hard part of the writing to us! After we come up with the copy, your input is sought for the final touch. What could be easier?

Media Relations

Whether it is an image-building campaign for a beleaguered business or a media tour with celebrity spokespersons, we have the experience and know-how to make it happen on time and on budget.

Ask us about the time we helped John Ratzenburger, a.k.a. Cliff Claven from the hit show Cheers, get news coverage for his Ride Across America to promote the American Diabetes Association. We provided the Harley-Davidson, got the cameras and radio interest and he provided the star appeal. Let us help you do the same!

We are there for you in the tough times too. Our Crisis Communications skills have been honed by years of hands on media work involving potential negative press coverage.

Agency Prez Dick Barton (right) poses with a life-size cutout of Chic Harley, the famed OSU football player from the early 1900's. Dick is helping Author Todd Wessell market the new book nationwide. Fans will be able to have a photo taken with Chic at OSU home games, book signings, and other events. Check out www.chicharley.com for info.

Yes, this is set in stone. BMG has been committed to local causes for many years including sponsorship pavement stones at the public library and at a park.

Here Dick Barton "poses" with a stand-up likeness of the famous Chic Harley, considered the greatest college football player of the early 1900's. Dick helped author Todd Wessell, promote the book about Chic in both Ohio where he played at The Ohio State University and Illinois where he was a member of the original Chicago Staleys which became the Chicago Bears.

"Around Town" Host Ana Belaval of WGN-TV visits Dominic's Kitchen Store for a segment on cooking gadgets.

Media Placement on ESPN Radio
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