Why Us?

The Ideal Partner
Whether you’re looking for a media buying partner to plan and place media or you’re in need of a full-service advertising agency, we have been helping companies grow their business since 1994. At The Media Buying Company we plan and place media, create and produce commercials and provide our clients with strategic advice. We offer competitive pricing, excellent service and strategic thinking that knows no boundaries. Whether you’re launching a new product, rebranding an old one or you just need help with a media buy, we can help. Contact us today for a complimentary consultation and find out what we can do for your business.

Competitive Pricing
At The Media Buying Company we offer a very competitively priced value proposition that is hard to resist. We run a lean and efficient operation and we work mostly on a modest commission basis, typically without fees and retainers. What’s more, with nearly a quarter century of purchasing power and relationships, we are able to secure steep discounts and volume pricing that we pass on to you. We also take full advantage of remnant pricing opportunities. The result is competitively priced media costs without fees or retainers.

Strategic thinking and “Out of The Box” media plans that can help your creative break through the clutter
Having the right media strategy is essential to the success of your advertising campaign. That’s why we custom tailor our media plans to the specific needs and objectives of each client. It is also why we often propose out-of-the-box ideas and strategic media placement that can help your ads get noticed and break through the clutter.

Experienced Team
Our experienced team is composed of senior media planners and buyers that in many cases possess decades of experience planning, buying and negotiating all types of media buys across most media platforms. This experience ensures that your plan gets the attention to detail that it deserves.

Prompt and Courteous Service
Expect nothing short of prompt and courteous professional service with the utmost care and respect from every member of our team. From our receptionists to our account executives, be assured that you can expect attentive and respectful service every step of the way.

Whether it is a TV buy in New York, a geo-targeted digital buy in Miami, a billboard campaign in San Francisco, an airport campaign in Singapore or a “Tube” campaign in London, you can depend on us. At The Media Buying Company we have extensive media buying and planning experience across all media platforms throughout the U.S. and other countries

Award Winning Creative
At The Media Buying Company we create world-class, award-winning and persuasive advertising that produces results. What’s more, we produce top-notch creative with excellent production values for a fraction of what other agencies may charge. Whatever your budget or your creative needs are, let’s start a conversation. TV, Radio, Print, Digital, Out of Home and more.

About Us

We are a boutique media buying agency with decades of experience. We have worked with name brands in the U.S., Europe, Central and South America and Asia.

Our mission is to help our clients grow their business by providing them with strategic media plans and economical media options that fit their budget and deliver results. It’s no wonder many of our clients have remained loyal clients despite changes in employers.

At The Media Buying Company, we recognize the value that media partners can bring to our clients. That’s why we also enjoy a loyal network of media partners with some relationships spanning over 20 years.

Let us share with you some of our success stories. Find out how we can help you plan smart, optimize your media investment, and deliver results.

  • Independent
  • Privately owned
  • Established in 1994
  • Worldwide service

Our Clients

In the nearly 25 years we have been in business, we have planned and placed media for some of the world’s best known brands in a wide array of categories.

Client categories in alphabetical order:

  • Advocacy
  • Apparel
  • Automotive
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Education
  • Financial
  • Health
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Liquor
  • Nonprofit
  • Packaged Goods
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Toys
  • Transportation
  • U.S. Government

If you would like to learn more about our past and present clients and our success stories, please contact us.

Our Team

Our experienced team is headed by our Founder, President and CEO, Lou Manso. Lou has over 25 years of advertising experience and has personally overseen projects in over a dozen countries. He has worked with big and small brands across many different categories including; I.T., consumer electronics, packaged goods, finance and spirits to mention a few.

  • Experienced
  • Knowledgable
  • Professional
  • Worldwide service
Lou Manso, president of The Media Buying Company poses for a photo after inspecting a Taxi Tops campaign in New York.
  • Media buying
  • Strategic media planning
  • Creative services
  • Worldwide service
  • Digital
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Print
  • Out of home

Contact Us for a Complimentary Consultation:


San Francisco: 415 450 1977

Los Angeles: 213 703 5147

San Diego: 858 442 4202

New York

New York: 646 670 7646