MORE THAN YOUR AVERAGE AGENCY
ADVERTISING THAT WORKS
WE ARE CREATIVE MINDS
WE KNOW DESIGN
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WE ARE EM-MEDIA
Em-Media, Inc. is a diverse advertising and marketing agency with expertise in media planning, negotiation and execution.
At Em-Media, we build better connections. Our services go above the realm of traditional means to deliver your message effectively and guide your business to reach its maximum potential.
Em-Media provides solutions to help your business thrive. Our creative services are second to none, and are adapted to meet each client’s personalized needs. We produce the content you need, geared toward your particular audience, in a concise manner that uniquely suits your goals.
Since 1996, Em-Media has given clients the best value in today’s markets. No matter where your business is located, Em-Media can create a cost-effective, memorable marketing message. Em-Media knows the importance of communicating clients’ messages in an ever-changing digital world combined with traditional media.
Branding is a special skill, and we do it well. From logo design to commercial production and everything in between, we will create an effective, cohesive image to build your brand.
The placement of an ad can greatly affect consumers’ perception of your brand. We will pursue the best possible media avenues that cater directly to the needs of your business and achieve brand recognition among your target audience.
We live in a changing world. More than 2/3 of consumers seek information online before making a purchase decision. We will make your business present across many forms of digital media to bring you into the digital age.
Creativity is a continual surprise.
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Helping businesses succeed through creative meaningful campaigns was and continues to be the driving goal of Em-Media, which was founded on April 1, 1996 by Jim Emmerling. Since the inception of Em-Media, Jim has guided his team of media specialists into one of the region’s premier full-service advertising agencies. Jim’s advertising career spans 30 years. Prior to starting his own advertising and marketing agency, Emmerling worked at The Gannett Newspaper Corp. in Tarentum, Pa., and held management positions at The Daily Collegian in State College, Pa., as well as at WTOV9 in Steubenville. A native of New Kensington, Pa., Emmerling graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communications. Jim and his wife, Lee Ann, have raised four wonderful children: Michael, Jacob, Jonathan and Isabella. Jim is very active civically, serves on several boards of directors seats, and was past president of The Steubenville Rotary Club.
Lee Ann is the wife of owner, Jim Emmerling, and co-owner of Em-Media & Bella Hall. Lee Ann coordinates the special events for Bella Hall, also located at the Em-Media Center. If you need a place to rent in Steubenville, why not give her a call to rent Bella Hall?
Wayne joined Team Em-Media in 2000. He is 100% committed to his clients and helps them with their branding, expansion of sales, and future growth. Previously, for 17 years, Wayne was employed by WWVA Radio as a sales executive and later as a sales manager of WEGW-FM. Wayne is a graduate of West Liberty University. Wayne is married to Karen De Paulis-Hardy and has two daughters, Alexis and Madison. He loves his two dogs, Rocko and Scottie. Wayne enjoys spending his spare time with his family at Senecaville Lake.
Rose has been in advertising and marketing for more than 18 years. Prior to joining Team Em-Media in 2009, she worked in newspaper and broadcast television. Rose truly enjoys working with clients and helping businesses get results. She is extremely detail oriented from the development of a comprehensive, cost-effective advertising/marketing plan to creative messaging, production and follow-through. Rose and her husband, Dino, enjoy spending time with their four children, four grandchildren and extended family members and friends.
Larae has been a member of Team Em-Media since May 2004. Larae is a graduate of West Virginia University (2002) and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh (2004). At Em-Media, Larae holds the title of Graphic Designer and acquired duties handed her the title of Steubenville Office Manager. Outside the office, Larae enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris, family and friends.
Chris brings information technology and digital troubleshooting skills to Team Em-Media. A graduate of Fairmont State University, Chris earned a degree in elementary education. He has coupled his computer and customer service experience at companies including CompassLearning and Verizon Wireless. Chris is currently pursuing a second degree in Web design and development at Full Sail University. During his down time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Larae and other family and friends.
Renee is a 1997 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in professional writing. As a reporter for the Herald-Star and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, she was responsible for relaying information accurately and concisely. Renee furthered her career as a Public Relations/Media Specialist for Duquesne University, where she focused on developing internal and external publications. Most recently, she served as Executive Web Producer for two television websites. During her eight years overseeing WTOV9.com and WJACTV.com, the sites won numerous first-place Associated Press awards in both Ohio and West Virginia, as well as a Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Excellence in Broadcasting Award for Outstanding Television Website.
Emma joined team Em-Media in April 2014. She graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville with a degree in Multimedia (2013) at the age of 20 and is just getting her professional career underway. During her undergrad, Emma ran track & field and cross country as an NCAA Division III athlete and worked as a photographer for the university’s athletic department. She also volunteered on the set of Franciscan University Presents as an audio engineer and camera operator. Since graduation, Emma has worked in many different ares of communications including videography, video editing and graphic design. At Em-Media, Emma works closely with Larae and Rose to create professional graphic design and video productions. When not at the office, Emma enjoys coaching track & field, photo blogging and playing the piano.
Spencer joined team Em-Media in May 2014. He received his education in graphic design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and graduated with honors in the winter of 2012. Spencer’s knowledge of technology comes from his service as a computer specialist at Best Buy, and further from his retail experience at Apple. During his time with Apple, he was the top-grossing salesman for multiple quarters in a row. He is hard-working, and always drives for the best results. In his free time, Spencer practices Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and enjoys spending time with his friends and family.
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Here at Em-Media, we know how to adapt to the changing digital environment and the way people communicate. We pride ourselves on building relationships with community members and media outlets. We know the importance of helping our clients achieve their goals.
Our team is up-to-date on new digital media trends to adapt to our clients’ ever-changing needs. From start to finish, our staff is ready to design your website, manage your social media platforms, and increase your presence on the online spotlight.
Our primary function is consulting with our clients on marketing goals and creating advertising campaigns utilizing television, radio, digital platforms, billboards and print media to accomplish these goals. We have confidence in the experience of our team to assist in the development of your market area.
The Health Plan has been a client of Jim Emmerling/Em-Media since his company’s inception. As our company has grown and expanded, Em-Media has been there for us every step of the way. They understand our business and are champions of The Health Plan in all they do. We can call Jim anytime of the day or night and get a rapid response to our requests. We gladly recommend Em-Media to any potential client.
I can’t say enough good things about the folks at Em-Media! Their dedication and prompt attention to my marketing needs is superior and doesn’t compare to other local firms. Their coverage map is ideal for anyone in the Tri-State area and offers plenty of choices for advertising mediums. Thank you, Em-Media, for everything that you do.
Em-Media provides us with excellent marketing strategies that help our business excel. We’re really impressed with their advertising knowledge and quick turnaround!
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