Welcome to Bader Media Services

Bader Media Services is a global industry leader in producing same-day HD broadcast and web magazine-blogger video news stories and broadcast news media placement.

We have the unique distinction of functioning as a strategic marketing and communications partner with our clients, working in conjunction with their public relations and marketing staffs to maximize the initiatives, brand imaging, and corporate goals.

Bader Media Services core staff come from the global news channels and local city TV news providing the best training to cover the clients events, confer on the story angles and produce same-day news feeds that the news channels anticipate receiving and do use on air.

With offices and bureaus throughout the United States, the Asia-Pacific region and western Europe, our clients have the advantage of utilizing Bader personnel who are Fluent in the local languages and engage with regional broadcast and web media on a daily basis - We can easily interface with your agency and in-house media team, to offer an inside advantage!
In addition to handling all phases of video news production, our in-house media teams contact the global and regional news channels and promote access to the Bader Media Services media access site covering the story.
As the demand for instant TV news and speed of delivery increases, Bader Media Services streams results video clips in real time. Our clients have the advantage of instantaneous broadcast TV coverage while TV and web journalists appreciate the swiftness in which they receive timely news content.
Throughout the recent evolution – and revolution – in media, there is still no substitute for experience! For over twenty years, Bader Media Services personnel have been on both sides of the camera and have extensive backgrounds in all aspects of editing, writing, planning, publicity, and production capacities.

Michael Leventhal

Senior Executive Vice President & Managing Editor
By logging hundreds of thousands of miles a year covering events in China, Europe, the US and South America, Michael Leventhal proves that we all live in one time zone. Mike is responsible for all phases of Bader TV News global broadcasting including live press conferences, live news feeds, satellite media tours, web video content and client presentations. A veteran of the New York City TV newsrooms including WABC-TV and WNBC-TV, Mike helped start the company more than 26 years ago and is a major part of its constant reinvention and re-dedication to client services through TV broadcast and web news production. Mike is currently working with the Bader TV News Seoul, Korea operation in preparation for the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.

Jay Foot

Senior Producer – Broadcast Media Strategist
Chicago Bureau

Award-winning senior communications specialist skilled in national media relations, media placements, strategy development, content creation, corporate communications, social media, video news release production, reporting, writing and editing. Proven successful in PR agency global brand management and marketing communications, higher education communications, television news and broadcast media and Fortune 500 professional services.

Rod Lockett

Senior Production, Talent & Photography Services,
Los Angeles Bureau

Rod has been with Bader Media for more than 20 years serving in the capacity of west coast talent relations, event production and photography services at the Bader Media west coast center on the Sunset Gower Studio lot in Hollywood, CA. Rod has a developed and seasoned sense for finding, nurturing and developing talent for many of the Bader Media productions. As the business has shifted in recent years from daily breaking news to web magazine & blogger content production, Rod is busier than ever interviewing hosts, actors, musicians, set designers, location scouts and meeting with the script writing team.

Starting in the Fall of 2017, Bader Media joins jetBlue Airways as a media partner producing and delivering four segments a month of its highly acclaimed weekly series, NYC VIBE. Rod is now at work developing a west coast version that covers the hip, coolness and excitement that is everyday Hollywood life for broadcast TV and jetBlue.

SaeEun (Jen) Kwon

Senior Planning & Field Producer
Seoul, South Korea Bureau

Jen is involved with all Bader TV News projects in the Asia-Pacific region. Her role as a Asia producer includes basic fixing, research, story selection, office administration, technical work, field producing, writing articles for Bader TV News online. Running a smooth and efficient team and operation benefits the clients and Bader Media network. Jen is a graduate of Sookmyung Women’s University and has worked with AP TV News, Egyptian TV and Sky News Beijing. Jen is a native Korean speaker and fluent in Mandarin, Chinese and English.

Rita Martinos

Client Services Coordinator

Rita is based at the Bader Media Broadcast Centre in Media City in the Dubai in the UAE. A multi-lingual speaker (Arabic, French, English & Spanish), Rita assists with Bader TV global projects, many times flying to Europe and the US to support the production team and work directly with the clients.

Matan Umanoff

Multi-Media Journalist
Matan joins Bader Content Studios offering strategic client services focusing on web production, distribution, analytics and brand enhancement through story telling. Matan specializes in, Content Creation; Development and strategy creation of campaigns, production, brand content, as well as progressive thinking to broaden audience. Matan also specializes in Video Production; Understanding the client’s vision & direction allows us to work together producing quality & innovative projects.

Bob Broderick

Sports Marketing and Client Services Consultant

Bob is a long time NYC sports publicity professional and sports marketing brand and event marketing expert who has worked with Bader Media for more than 14 years ranging from projects at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, sports and athlete foundations along with developing and promoting football safety equipment.

Bob lives with his wife, Stephanie, an executive at Viacom, in New Jersey.