NEW YORK and LEXINGTON, Ky., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the television industry's leading independent provider of outsourced local television advertising services on behalf of cable companies, today announced that Becky Jones, the company's Senior Vice President of Marketing & Research, has been chosen as Cablefax's "Cable Marketer of the Year." This honor is part of Cablefax's Top Ops Awards, an annual series of awards recognizing and honoring excellence in the cable industry.
"Viamedia is thrilled that Becky Jones has received this esteemed award," said Mark Lieberman, President and CEO, Viamedia. "Becky has built an amazing marketing team which is always striving for perfection and serving our clients, customers and the community to the best of their ability. We know that Cablefax only recognizes the most innovative and competitive players in the industry. Thank you for recognizing Becky and the Viamedia team's contributions to our media community."
"Viamedia's innovative and effective marketing strategies are well known throughout the cable industry," said Cablefax Executive Editor Michael Grebb. "Becky Jones has built an impressive marketing machine, and it's wonderful to be able to recognize her many years of hard work in this year's Top Ops magazine. Viamedia streamlines what can often be a daunting and complicated ad-buying process, and Becky's passion comes through whenever she communicates with cable partners, the press or advertising partners."
"Leading a team of innovative and strategic marketers for a company like Viamedia, a company that has built its brand and reputation upon customer experiences, is truly rewarding," said Becky Jones, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Research, Viamedia. "We have successfully established our image into a very recognizable brand in our industry. The impact that we have seen from both our TV commercials and our print ads has been second to none. Our ads are memorable and we are honored that Cablefax has recognized the impact that our team has made on this ever changing industry."
Since Viamedia's inception in 2001, the company has been a constant innovator, continually adding new technologies and product enhancements to its platform to offer partners and advertisers a multi-screen mix. In 2013, the company launched placemedia, a fully automated self-service portal for national television advertisers that enables advertisers to reach audiences across all networks with improved audience measurement and accountability of online, and in 2014 announced plans to bring the platform to the local market areas.
Viamedia has also continued a very successful and award-winning media campaign including an innovative print and television campaign that has helped the company grow to a nationwide footprint across 71 key markets, representing nearly 60 MVPD partners with over 12,000 unique advertisers.
In 2013, Cablefax recognized Viamedia's impact on the cable industry by naming the company a Top Ops recipient and awarding the company the "Cable Technology Award" for its high level of awareness and growing relationships in the industry.
Viamedia will be honored at Cablefax's awards luncheon on October 14, 2014 at the Loews Hollywood in California.
Headquartered in New York City, NY and Lexington, KY, Viamedia is a leading provider of outsourced local advertising sales services. The company specializes in selling DMA-based advertising to local, regional and national advertisers on behalf of U.S. cable and telecommunications service providers, utility companies and municipalities. For more information on Viamedia, visit www.viamediatv.com