The Best Radio Ad Agencies in NYC

Looking for a top radio advertising agency in New York City?

Radio advertising is the process of creating and broadcasting an ad for radio. Radio ad pricing depends on the number of listeners. A typical price range is between $200 and $5,000 per week. Other factors that influence cost include the length of the ad, when it broadcasts, and the channel where it airs.

There are three types of radio advertising: live read, sponsored, or produced spots. Live read is when an ad is read in real-time by the radio host. Sponsored is when an advertisement is inserted into typical radio programming, such as after a weather or traffic update. Produced radio ad spots are more formal and usually include voice actors, a jingle, and a planned dialogue. A radio advertising agency will help you not only identify the best type of radio ad but also develop the concept and produce the ad.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top radio advertising companies in New York City. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best New York City Radio Ad Agencies

  • 1

    Sid Lee

    Sid Lee is a creative agency headquartered in Montreal. It has expanded to offices in Paris, Toronto, and Culver City, Calif. since its establishment in 1993. Sid Lee employs 796 professionals that provide web design, social media marketing, digital strategy, advertising, and branding to small, mid-size, and large companies alike.

    Former clients
    Honda
    Fasken
    KFC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    place New York, NY
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    2016 Agency of the Year - Digi Awards

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  • 2

    Tronvig

    Tronvig Group is a strategic agency headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y. with an office in Germany. Since 1998, the agency and its team of over 10 have been specializing in advertising, branding, and print design. The agency focuses on clients in various industries including arts/entertainment, non-profits, and financial services. 

    Notable Project

    Tronvig Group created a clear and concise message for a health museum's brand. It also guided the museum on how to target audiences and what type of exhibits it should run. The museum has seen an over 300% increase in visitors since working with Tronvig Group.

    "Tronvig helped us to define who we are." – President & CEO, Health Museum 

    Former clients
    Helen Keller International
    PEN America
    Easterseals New Jersey
    Lincoln Park Zoo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Brooklyn, NY
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Muse Creative Awards (2018)

  • 3

    IPNY

    IPNY is a brand communications agency based in New York, with a team of 10 employees.  Founded in 2012, IPNY’s services focus includes advertising, branding, and direct marketing.  The majority of their clients are midmarket businesses, and they primarily serve clients in non-profits, financial services, and health care industries. 

    Notable Project

    IPNY helped design and execute a bank’s rebranding campaign. They developed and used advertising, digital, and direct marketing to raise brand awareness.  The client was pleased with IPNY’s performance, which ultimately increased customer reach and acquisition. 

    “We saw an increase in brand awareness and consideration. Our acquisition, customer expansion and retention scores, all improved.” – Head of Marketing, Bank

    Former clients
    City of Hope Medical and Research Center
    Thirteen (WNET PBS NY)
    Weizmann Institute of Science
    Brooklyn Museum
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New York, NY
    4.8
    4.8
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2018 Hospital Marketing National Advertising Awards , Healthcare Marketing Report Awards 2018 , Financial Communications Society 2018 Portfolio Award

  • 4

    milk*

    milk* is a branding and advertising agency based in South Norwalk, Connecticut. They were founded in 2001, and have 62 employees. milk*'s services include social media marketing, digital strategy, public relations, advertising, and branding. Their clients include several prominent global brands.

    Notable Project

    milk* provided web and print design updates for a public policy think tank. The client needed to migrate their Drupal site to WordPress, refresh its visuals, and reimagine their brand for print material. milk* provided front and backend development for the WordPress site, adding several features and adjusting visual assets. They also redesigned the client's brief and whitepaper format for their print publications.

    "They have a team that’s probably on the average-to-small size for creative companies, but they had people in-house who could do everything, from coding and design of a robust WordPress site, to print collateral, branding, and event collateral." – Digital Media Director, Think Tank

    Former clients
    US Solar
    Mad Milk
    New Balance
    ConAir
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New York, NY
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    2x Davey Awards (2010)

  • 5

    Gigante Vaz Partners

    Gigante Vaz Partners is a branding, advertising, and media agency based in New York City. The agency was founded in 1989 and currently employs a team of 29 staff members. Gigante Vaz Partners provides advertising, branding, media planning & buying, social media marketing, video production, and web design services. Most of their clients are enterprise or mid-size companies.

    Notable Project

    A large real estate firm with various subsidiaries wanted to develop awareness of the parent company as a whole instead of just the individual subsidiaries. They hired Gigante Vaz Partners to come up with a strategy and execute on it.  Gigante Vaz Partners used a digital marketing campaign, print collateral, conferences and onsite programs, and promotional videos to bolster the client's web presence.

    "We successfully supported our leasing teams and achieved leasing occupancy goals. The increasing leasing activity was the direct reflection of the work Gigante Vaz Partners did. They continue bringing fresh, creative ideas, which is the key to success." –SVP of Marketing, Real Estate Firm

    Former clients
    St. Martin's Press
    Flatiron Books
    Sylvia Day
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New York, NY
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    2015 First Place Global Ace Awards

  • 6

    Cutwater

    Based in San Francisco, Cutwater is a full-service advertising agency whose name derives from their vision – they help clients find their cutwater, or the clearest manifestation of their company's vision. Founded in 2007, its team of nearly 50 specializes in advertising, SEO, and social media marketing services among other marketing efforts.  

    Notable Project

    Cutwater was hired by a healthcare services marketplace for product awareness. Cutwater created a brand platform and a corresponding manifesto which entailed a joint digital and traditional advertising campaign. Cutwater now manages all of the marketplace's TV, radio, digital, and social campaigns across 26 states.

    "Their work was transformational for us in terms of helping to communicate our core value proposition and strategic positioning for the brand...Several providers responded to us and really wanted to know more about what we were doing and how we could work with them. That was a huge success." – CMO, Healthcare Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Brawny
    Peets Coffee and Tea
    Jeep
    Levi's
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New York City, NY
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2014 Bronze LIA Award

  • 7

    Fearless Media

    Fearless Media is a full-service digital marketing agency located in New York, NY. The team of nearly 20 employees provides social media marketing, advertising, media planning and buying, SEO, PPC, and email marketing to businesses in the entertainment, retail, education, and technology industries. Founded in 2009, Fearless Media works collaboratively with clients develop marketing strategies, drive revenue, and execute campaigns that lead to success.

    Notable Project

    A video game company uses Fearless Media as its go-to media buying agency. This means Fearless Media helps the company plan advertising campaigns across mediums: print, online, outdoor, TV, and social media. Fearless Media's core responsibility is conducting market research to identify the video game company's target audience.

    “The fact that we're still working with Fearless Media, and have expanded their role, speaks to the quality of their work. ... Fearless Media has been instrumental in terms of our ability to market massive hit and niche games.” – General Manager, Versus Evil

    Former clients
    Amazon
    Private Division
    Bethesda Softworks
    Epic Games
    Redbox
    Gearbox
    Charter Schools
    Atari
    ZeniMax Media
    Iconic Faceoff
    Western Federal Credit Union
    Lessonface
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New York, NY
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    ACQ5 Awards: Strategic Communications Agency of the Year 2017 , Gamechanger of the Year 2017 , CV Magazine Awards: New York Marketing and Advertisement Entrepreneur , Northeast US Most Innovative Marketing and Advertising President , Davey Awards: Content and Marketing Branded Social Campaign , Game Marketing Summit: Outstanding Overall Marketing Campaign 2016 , Overall Mobile Campaign 2016, Outstanding Overall Advertising Campaign 2016 , Pro Awards: Best Campaign Targeting Millennials 2016 , Best Use of Social/Viral Marketing in a Campaign 2016

  • 8

    AJ Ross Creative Media

    AJ Ross Creative Media is a full-service marketing and advertising agency based in Chester, NY. It was founded in 1991 and has a team of 9 that provides branding, web design, PR, advertising, social media marketing, digital strategy and media planning & buying services.

    Notable Project

    A charity organization was pivoting its focus and needed to rebrand. AJ Ross Creative Media achieved this rebrand through website changes, logo design and advertising through brochures. 

    "Overall, it was an effective process...Their [AJ Ross Creative Media's] efforts have greatly improved our visibility within the community and among our peer organizations." — Chief Advancement Officer, Charity Organization

    Former clients
    Motion Laboratories
    Active Orthopedics
    Jacoby & Meyers
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chester, NY
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Piro

    Piro is an entertainment company from New York City. Since it was founded in 2010, the team has grown to 24 employees. Piro provides video production, advertising, content marketing, branding, and print design services. Most of their clients are large and mid-size companies.

    Notable Project

    An engineering company was going through a comprehensive digital overhaul that was changing their brand and culture. Piro created videos for internal use that focused on strategic character and story development, production and copywriting.

    "Piro has a unique perspectives on big companies, brand storytelling, and the fundamentals of how to tell a good story. They have deep expertise with a variety of mediums and partners." – Global Director of Innovation, Engineering Company

    Former clients
    Chipotle Mexican Grill
    Estee Lauder
    E*Trade Financial
    Ferrero Rocher
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New York, NY
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Jungle Communications, Inc.

    Jungle Communications is a creative digital that has offices in both Jersey City, N.J., and San Francisco and was founded in 2005. Jungle Communications' team of fewer than 5 employees specializes in web design, advertising, and digital strategy.  

    Notable Project

    Jungle Communications was tasked with redesigning an environmental equipment organization's web presence. The team at Jungle Communications created an entirely new logo and website for the project. Jungle Communications utilized SEO to generate web traffic and leads, and they developed content and customer case studies to be featured on the site.  

    "They had a vision for what the site could be and really pushed to create content that tells a story." – President, Environmnetal Equipment Company 

    Former clients
    Bogdan Orthodontics
    Brooklyn Tabernacle
    RunDry Evaporators
    Buttafuoco & Associates
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Jersey City, NJ
    5.0
    5.0
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Refresh Advertising

    Refresh Advertising is a marketing company based in Holmdel, New Jersey. Founded in 2017, their services include advertising, branding, and content marketing. They work primarily with midmarket businesses across various industries. They have 2 employees.

    Notable Project

    Refresh Advertising took photos and stitched them together to create a 360-degree virtual tour for a college campus. The result was high-quality, and the client was pleased. Refresh Advertising worked efficiently to implement feedback.

    “They were reliable and always delivered on time.” – Director of Enrollment Management, Liberal Arts College

    Former clients
    Spirent
    IFF
    Westinghouse
    CBS
    Ford
    PrepRight
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Holmdel, NJ
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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