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Beasley’s Deal with Waymark Brings AI Video Ads to Local Radio Markets

Beasley Media Group enters into an agreement with Waymark to use its generative AI technology to provide local advertisers with “high-quality commercials with professional voice-over in five minutes or less.” Beasley will roll out the technology across its 12 markets. The press release says, “The Waymark partnership givesim Beasley Media Group the advantage of offering their local advertising partners instant and affordable video creative that overcomes traditional barriers to video advertising… The pact with Beasley Media Group is Waymark’s first major step into radio, following recent national video deals with both Spectrum Reach and Gray Television stations. With imthe rise of connected TV and free ad-supported streaming TV channels, this opens a host of new marketing opportunities for local advertisers. Beasley’s local sales teams are already using Waymark to win small business clients by providing customized sample creative for CTV and digital opportunities.” Beasley Media Group VP of operations Kevin Rich comments, “Local advertisers are looking for more effective and cost-efficient ways to stand out and attract customers across multiple media platforms. Our partnership with Waymark allows us to help local advertisers accomplish this goal and maximize the audience that will see and hear their message.”