Faith & Values Media Extends Its Partnership With Verge180

Dec. 5, 2006 – PRINCETON, NJ, Dec. 5, 2006 –Verge180, a creative and strategic marketing communications agency, announced today that it has extended its partnership with Faith & Values Media, the nation’s largest coalition of faith groups dedicated to media production, distribution and promotion. Under the partnership, Verge180 will be working with Faith & Values Media on new program advertising and promotion as well as providing guidance on program awareness. The programming services of Faith & Values Media are available on Hallmark Channel and FaithStreams.com.

Faith & Values Media uses television, the Internet and other media to promote the vitality of religious experience in everyday life and to give expression to religious diversity. Over the years, Verge180 has worked with Faith & Values Media to support the promotion of quality programming to key cable programming executives nationwide. Verge180 also has provided to Faith & Values Media creative stewardship for its catalogues, advertisements and trade show activities.

“Verge180 has served a variety of creative and promotional needs for Faith & Values Media,” said Howard Burkat, director of marketing for Faith & Values Media. “Having a strategic and creatively-focused partner is important to us. Verge180 shares our vision, understands our issues and works seamlessly to promote our programming.”

“Verge180 is pleased that Faith & Values Media chose to extend its partnership with us to utilize the other services we offer, said Rocco Iacobellis, CEO, Verge180. “In addition to the new clients we have acquired since our re-branding, we have a number of long-standing clients who are taking advantage of our new offerings and are continuing to work with us year-after-year.”

“This partnership has been a special treat for us at Verge180, allowing for open collaboration,” said Alan Brooks, president and chief creative officer. “Working with Faith & Values Media allows us to spread our creative wings, while helping to move their content to a wide national marketplace.”

Faith & Values Media is a service of the National Interfaith Cable Coalition, Inc., established in 1987. Its member association is made up of faith groups, organizations and individuals who encompass Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions in the United States. Together, these faith groups have more than 200,000 congregations with 120 million congregants.

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About Verge180
Based in Princeton, NJ, Verge180 is a creative and strategic marketing communications agency that is considered to be one of the fastest growing in central Jersey. The company—which has garnered prestigious industry awards—utilizes a combination of more than 25 years of graphic design experience and its recently expanded scope of communications services, stemming from more than 25 years of marketing and strategic planning experience. Those services range from graphic design to strategic business planning, communications materials and advertising, to sales support, interactive media, branding and positioning, public relations and special events, among others. The agency serves an impressive clientele in a range of industries including entertainment, financial services, healthcare, museums and business technology. For more information, go to www.verge180.com or contact Rocco Iacobellis at riacobellis@verge180.com or 609-924-3838.

Media Contact:
Nicole C. Pyhel
Public Relations Consultant
(609) 439-9324
bnpyhel@optonline.net

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