Virginia Broadcast Solutions (VBS), is the media agency and subsidiary of the Virginia Association of Broadcasters (VAB). VBS is a full-service advertising agency with a difference: we listen to YOU. Our goal is to maximize your results while considering your long-term objectives. Our partnership with VAB and Neathawk Dubuque (NDP) gives VBS assets other advertising agencies cannot offer. VBS can deliver more value to our clients simply because of our association with the VAB and the long-term relationships we have with over 225 member radio and television stations across Virginia. If you need an agency that listens…we hear you! Let’s get started today!
Vice President / General Manager
Thomas Jefferson Health District
VBS specializes in assisting government agencies and non-profit businesses with their marketing needs. We understand the requirements needed to make the marketing process easy while keeping your message clear and affordable. In addition, Virginia Broadcast Solutions and the Virginia Association of Broadcasters are the sole source for statewide distribution of NCSA (Non-Commercial Sustaining Announcements)/ PEP (Public Education Partnership) announcements in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Virginia Broadcast Solutions is a full-service agency offering digital, social media and out-of-home advertising to complement broadcast media. See the complete list below.
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PUBLIC EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP
Only VBS and the Virginia Association of Broadcasters can offer the NCSA (Non-Commercial Sustaining Announcement) or Public Education Partnership (PEP) Program. The PEP program is for use by government agencies and non-profit organizations. Through this program, these groups are able to contract with the VAB/VBS for statewide distribution of their message on Virginia radio and television stations.
How does the NCSA/PEP program work? In Virginia, there is a broadcaster trade association that works on behalf of the radio and television stations. Under the PEP/NSCA Program, radio and TV stations in Virginia donate airtime to the Virginia Association of Broadcasters (VAB). The VAB makes this airtime available to partner government agencies and nonprofits. We give you a guaranteed 3:1 or better return on your dollars via broadcasting your message on VAB member stations across Virginia.
For more information about the NCSA/PEP program, click here!
The combination of VBS, the VAB, and MPI allow us to fulfill any and all media, broadcast, digital, social and out-of-home needs including production for all media types. In addition, we are fully able to offer full-service market research, strategy, and execution on all levels.
The Virginia Association of Broadcasters
For over 80 years, the Virginia Association of Broadcasters has been dedicated to advancing broadcasting while providing valuable services for VAB members. Our areas of focus include consultant advice, education, government affairs, EEO recruitment, and promoting radio & TV advertising to Virginia businesses.
The VAB is the exclusive provider of the Non-Commercial Sustaining Announcement Program (NCSA). The NCSA program is designed to help organizations that operate in the public interest, such as non-profits and state agencies, get their messages heard in an organized manner.
Click here to view a list of our member stations.
Neathawk Dubuque, Inc (dba NDP)
Founded in 1984, NDP began as a healthcare consultancy and has since grown into a full-service agency with a team of advertising and marketing specialists. NDP is proud to work in partnership with VBS to deliver creative and media services to a wide array of government and nonprofit agencies across the Commonwealth. Since our beginning, NDP has worked to make our Commonwealth a healthier and safer place to live, work, learn and play. And we achieve this goal by living our mission:
We make a difference through creative solutions that inspire and change behavior, to ultimately change our world.
At NDP, we base our messaging and media strategies on creating behavior change —employing proven models to empower and encourage consumers to make choices that improve their health, their lives and their communities.
We at NDP are obsessed with behavior. So obsessed, in fact, we spun off a division dedicated to building conversations between consumers and our clients. Our Neathawk360 team applies innovative expertise in media, analytics, digital marketing, and design to understand the consumer’s experience ensuring we engage the right consumer at every stage of the marketing funnel.
For us, this is all about understanding the consumer’s mindset and being in those moments when change can happen–at every opportunity we can. Every strategy and tactic we utilize is designed to deliver a message via a channel that is specifically tailored to that individual and can be measured, monitored, and modified using the most innovative and forward-thinking media tactics available.
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