Mediassociates’ leaders are quoted or published in the national press constantly. Because we know the only way to bring clients new ideas is to research and think hard on those ideas ourselves. Recent platforms sharing our thoughts include The Atlantic, Adweek, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Businessweek, Digiday, Fast Company, Fortune, NPR and SiriusXM’s Wharton School of Business national radio program “Marketing Matters.”


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When building an agency, look for O-shaped people

  When Ad Age asked us to write a column about emerging trends in agency “talent,” we noted teams now need to go beyond just skills or collaboration. The solution is to find ‘O-shaped people.” In our October 2020 column, we wrote: The great irony of COVID-19 is that while it has squeezed many agencies... Read more » Read Article

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The Social Distancing 7: Media Channels That Will Grow During an Outbreak

As Americans focus on health and safety during the COVID-19 outbreak, they are sheltering in place and working from home—and about to set records in media consumption. In 2019, prior to the outbreak, Nielsen reported the average U.S. consumer watched, read or listened to 10.5 hours of media each day. We are forecasting a significant increase in consumption as our daily routines and habits adjust to this new reality.

Here is Mediassociates’ view of the media channels that will grow most in coming months.

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We Three Keywords The 2019 holiday shopping season is a compressed this year. If you haven’t already, now is the time to start optimizing your paid search accounts to maximize your efficiency and drive Q4 sales. Can’t wrap your head around what to do (see what we did there)? To help, we put together a... Read more » Read Article

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Mediassociates Announces Andrea Marder as EVP, Strategic Partnerships

SANDY HOOK, Conn., September 11, 2019 ( – Mediassociates, an independent media planning, buying and analytics agency, has announced that Andrea Marder will be leading strategic partnerships, a newly created position focused on strengthening the agency’s relationships in higher education and other key verticals. As a member of the Executive Committee she will also continue to... Read more » Read Article

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Mediassociates Hires Alicia Weaver as Executive Director, Offline Activation

SANDY HOOK, Conn., September 4, 2019 ( – Mediassociates, an independent media planning, buying and analytics agency, has hired Alicia Weaver as Executive Director, Offline Activation. Weaver comes to the agency after nine years at ID Media (An IPG Company), where she led media buying for high-profile accounts including Anthem,, Applebee’s, American Public University, and the U.S.... Read more » Read Article