Experience


Monahan Media prides itself on strong retail experience and great media relationships resulting in long-term happy clients.

Some past and present clients include:

  • ABC Warehouse 20+ years
  • HoneyBaked Ham 10+ years
  • Bill Knapp’s Restaurants 15+ years
  • Art Van Furniture 28 years
  • WXYZ-TV 20+ years
  • Radio One 15+ years

In addition, we have experience across the United States with Appliance Retail Stores;
Automotive Dealers; Physician Offices; Coffee Houses; Cosmetic Surgery; Dermatology; Furniture and Bedding Retail Stores; Government; Grocery; Hospitals;
Insurance; Pizza Chains; Political Candidates; Restaurants; Universities and Colleges
as well as others.
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Who We Are

Media Director: Linda Monahan
Linda has been planning and buying media for over 40 years.  She began in Chicago working for Proctor and Gamble and then moved to the Detroit area in 1972 to work on the Kmart account.  In 1980, Linda opened Monahan Media and began working with clients such as Art Van Furniture, ABC Warehouse and HoneyBaked Ham.  By the time the company was 10 years old, Linda was placing over 30 million dollars in Advertising revenue. 


Media Planner: Jennifer Barber
Jennifer has over 15 years of experience.  She started working at an ad agency in high school , and worked various media jobs while attending Michigan State University.  Upon graduation, she sold advertising for WLNS-TV in Lansing and later took a position as the Advertising Director at Scott Shuptrine Furniture.  Jennifer joined Monahan Media in 1999 and has helped to grow several local and regional businesses.

Media Buyer: Surinder Rai
Surinder joined Monahan Media in the early 90s after relocating to the United States from England.   She has developed great relationships with the local media over the years and is a true asset to Monahan Media.
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Why Monahan Media?

  • We Know Retail.  Our entire business model has been retail focused. 
  • We realize the importance of moving quickly and keeping an eye on the competition. 
  • We are available 7 days a week.  We are ready to react immediately to any situation at any given time.
  • We will do everything necessary to ensure success in all markets. 
    If a market is tracking down, we will work with stations to see what added value opportunities may be available to boost sales.
  • We will work hard with advertising vendors to create a sense of partnership vs. only a client/vendor relationship.  This will put the client top of mind when vendors have an upgrade opportunity, charity or promotional tie-in.
  • We pride ourselves in long standing client relationships. 
  • Service is very important to us.  Our services go beyond media buying.  
  • We deliver cost efficient advertising solutions for a very reasonable media fee.