Public Service Announcements on PSN 2018-04-20T14:18:44+00:00

Campaigns Featured on PSN…

PSN – The Public Service Network offers a collection of traditional and unconventional channels for the distribution of public service announcements (PSAs). This includes traditional broadcast – radio, television, and cable outlets (stations and networks) and non-traditional, low-cost channels such as – physician waiting rooms (digital video and print), pharmacies (print), online digital entertainment networks, in-store (audio and print), Health Care Providers (HCPs), and digital radio (NPR and thousands of other online radio outlets).

The Public Service Network (a producer of Award-Winning PSAs) offers full-service, on-site video, audio and graphics production. Facilities include four edit stations that feature, Avid, Adobe Premiere, and Apple Final Cut Pro editing systems. A variety of green screen sets, HD camera equipment and digital audio recording is available.

The following campaigns have been featured recently on PSN channels:

 Infosys Foundation USA

“WhyIMake” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Maker Movement is a rapidly growing global community of millions of people who are using technology to create handmade custom items as an alternative to mass produced products. Even with this growing participation, the movement remains on the fringe of mainstream awareness.

 Infosys Foundation USA

“WhyIMake” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Maker Movement is a rapidly growing global community of millions of people who are using technology to create handmade custom items as an alternative to mass produced products. Even with this growing participation, the movement remains on the fringe of mainstream awareness.

 Infosys Foundation USA

“WhyIMake” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Maker Movement is a rapidly growing global community of millions of people who are using technology to create handmade custom items as an alternative to mass produced products. Even with this growing participation, the movement remains on the fringe of mainstream awareness.

 American Parkinson Disease Association

“Look Closer” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) recently produced their “Look Closer” PSA campaign. Every nine minutes someone is diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and these PSAs seek to create greater awareness of the disease. Visit www.apdaparkinson.org to learn more and show support.

 American Parkinson Disease Association

“Look Closer” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) recently produced their “Look Closer” PSA campaign. Every nine minutes someone is diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and these PSAs seek to create greater awareness of the disease. Visit www.apdaparkinson.org to learn more and show support.

 American Parkinson Disease Association

“Look Closer” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) recently produced their “Look Closer” PSA campaign. Every nine minutes someone is diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and these PSAs seek to create greater awareness of the disease. Visit www.apdaparkinson.org to learn more and show support.

 U.S. Department of Transportation (PHMSA)

“Don’t Ignore” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: PHMSA is engaging in a national education campaign promoting safe digging practices to prevent injuries and deaths associated with incidents from pipelines. There are 2.5 million miles of pipeline in our nation, and one-third of major pipeline accidents are caused by someone digging and hitting a pipeline by mistake, which can be fatal.

 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (FDA)

“Generic Drugs” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is introducing a PSA Campaign meant to reduce consumer concerns that generic drugs are less effective than their brand-name counterparts, assure them of the rigor of FDA review, and encourage them to talk with their healthcare provider if they have any questions or concerns.

 U.S. Department of Transportation (FMCSA) 

“Protect Your Move” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), recently produced a Protect Your Move PSA aimed to combat interstate household goods moving fraud by educating consumers on how to plan a successful move.

 U.S. Department of Transportation (FMCSA)

“Protect Your Move” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), recently produced a Protect Your Move PSA aimed to combat interstate household goods moving fraud by educating consumers on how to plan a successful move. For more information, visit ProtectYourMove.gov.

U.S. Department of Transportation (FMCSA) 

“Our Roads, Our Safety”  Campaign

PSN Radio

Program Description: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), recently produced two safety PSAs as part of the Our Roads, Our Safety Campaign. The PSAs are meant to help raise awareness among the general driving public about the dangers that exist when operating their vehicles around large trucks and buses.

Pipeline Operators for Ag Safety

“Farm and Ranch 811 Safety” Campaign

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Program Description: POAS is offering farmers and ranchers a variety of free resources to help keep them safe and to avoid costly damage and service outages that may affect their local communities. These resources and other information are available at PipelineAwareness.org/Ag.

U.S. Department of Health Human Services (FDA)

“Acetaminophen Safety” Campaign

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Program Description: The FDA Acetaminophen Public Service Announcements are part of an FDA campaign designed to promote consumer awareness about the safe use of acetaminophen which is used in hundreds of OTC and prescription medications. More information on the campaign is available at www.FDA.gov/OTCpaininfo.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (FDA)

“Acetaminophen Safety” Campaign

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Program Description: The FDA Acetaminophen Public Service Announcements are part of an FDA campaign designed to promote consumer awareness about the safe use of acetaminophen which is used in hundreds of OTC and prescription medications. More information on the campaign is available at www.FDA.gov/OTCpaininfo.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (FDA)

“Be Safe Rx”  Campaign

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Program Description: FDA BeSafeRx is a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of buying prescription medicines from fake online pharmacies. This campaign provides the resources to help consumers know the risks and find safe online pharmacies. PSN produced this 30-second PSA by repurposing existing FDA footage from the Be Safe Rx campaign.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (FDA)

“Be Safe Rx” Campaign

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Program Description: Part of the Food and Drug Administration’s Be Safe Rx campaign, a victim tells her story of buying prescription medicine from a fraudulent online pharmacy. PSN repurposed existing video footage from the Be Safe Rx campaign to produce this 60-second PSA.

Eat Smart NY Hudson Valley

“#EatSmartNYHV 2017” Campaign

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Program Description: Eat Smart New York recently produced PSAs designed to promote voluntary implementation of a well-balanced diet and physical activity for SNAP recipients. Learn more at www.EatSmartNYHV.org

Shriners Hospital for Children

“Scoliosis 2017” Campaign

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Program Description: Shriners Children’s Hospital recently produced a PSA to educate viewers on recognizing the signs of scoliosis early on. Learn more at www.shrinershospitalforchildren.org

Center for Biological Diversity 

“Better than Ed” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Center for Biological Diversity and Ed Begley Jr. recently produced three PSAs to raise awareness for three major issues; energy waste, food waste and unsustainable growth of our human population. Learn more at www.BetterThanEd.org.

Center for Biological Diversity 

“Better than Ed” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Center for Biological Diversity and Ed Begley Jr. recently produced three PSAs to raise awareness for three major issues; energy waste, food waste and unsustainable growth of our human population. Learn more at www.BetterThanEd.org.

Center for Biological Diversity 

“Better than Ed” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Center for Biological Diversity and Ed Begley Jr. recently produced three PSAs to raise awareness for three major issues; energy waste, food waste and unsustainable growth of our human population. Learn more at www.BetterThanEd.org.

Infosys Foundation USA 

“#WhyIMake” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Maker Movement is a rapidly growing global community of millions of people who are using technology to create handmade custom items as an alternative to mass produced products. Even with this growing participation, the movement remains on the fringe of mainstream awareness.

Infosys Foundation USA 

“#WhyIMake” Campaign

PSN TV

Program Description: The Maker Movement is a rapidly growing global community of millions of people who are using technology to create handmade custom items as an alternative to mass produced products. Even with this growing participation, the movement remains on the fringe of mainstream awareness.

National Volunteer Fire Counsel

“Make Me A Firefighter” Campaign

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Program Description: With 87% of U.S. communities protected by volunteer firefighters, raising awareness of the need for volunteer fire service personnel is critical to ensuring public safety. The NVFC is asking for your support by airing these PSAs to help get the word out about this need. The PSAs end with a call-to-action to visit www.MakeMeAFirefighter.org.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (FDA)

“Sunscreen Safety” Campaign

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Program Description: Not all sunscreens are created equal. The information included in this FDA PSA will help consumers decide how to buy and use sunscreen, and allow them to more effectively protect themselves and their families from sun damage. For more information and resources visit www.fda.gov/sunscreen.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (SAMHSA)

“Recovery is Possible”  Campaign

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Program Description: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently produced two sets of PSAs aimed at promoting the message that prevention works, treatment is effective, and recovery is possible. These PSAs  are available in 15-, 20- or 30- second spots, in both English and Spanish.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (SAMHSA) 

“Talk. They Hear You” Campaign

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Program Description: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), would appreciate your station or network’s participation in airing its “Talk. They Hear You ” (TTHY) underage drinking prevention PSAs. The PSAs end with a call-to-action to visit www.underagedrinking.samhsa.gov.

U.S. Department of Transportation (FHWA) and the ACSA

“Snowmobile Safety” Campaign

PSN Radio

Program Description: As the temperature drops and the snowy weather drifts in upon us, our winter enthusiasts are using their gear for another season of snowmobiling. U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration and the American Council of Snowmobile Associations urge snowmobile safety with a few reminders.

U.S. Department of Transportation (FHWA) and the ACSA

“Snowmobile Safety” Campaign

PSN Radio

Program Description: As the temperature drops and the snowy weather drifts in upon us, our winter enthusiasts are using their gear for another season of snowmobiling. U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration and the American Council of Snowmobile Associations urge snowmobile safety with a few reminders.

Maryland Department of Health

“Tobacco Quit-Line” Campaign

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Program Description: People quit tobacco for all kinds of reasons. Why do you want to Quit? The Maryland Tobacco Quitline is a FREE service for Marylanders 13 years and older and sponsored by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. To learn more visit www.SmokingStopsHere.com

Shriners Hospital for Children 

“Holiday Awareness” Campaign

PSN In-Store

Program Description: Did you know, during the holidays your home has more fire and burn hazards than any other time of the year? But a few simple steps from Shriners Hospital for Children can help keep your family safe. To learn more, visit www.myshriners.org.

U.S. Treasury/TIGTA and Apple 

“Gift Card Fraud” Campaign

PSN In-Store

Program Description: The IRS and Apple want you to know that iTunes gift cards and other pre-paid debit or gift cards are not to be used for taxes, debt collection and other bills. To learn more, visit the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration website at tigta.gov.

Rhode Island Department of Health 

“Zika Awareness” Campaign

PSN In-Store

Program Description: Anyone can be infected with the Zika virus; however pregnant women or women who are considering becoming pregnant are of particular concern due to the link between the Zika virus infection and poor pregnancy outcomes. Visit health.ri.gov/zika to learn more.

Ohio Department of Health

“Stop Overdoses” Campaign

PSN In-Store

Program Description: Opioid overdose continues to be a major public health problem in the United States and is on the rise in Ohio. It has contributed significantly to accidental deaths among those who use or misuse illicit and prescription opioids. Naloxone is a medication that can safely and effectively reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug (heroin or prescription pain medications). More information on the campaign is available at stopoverdoses.ohio.gov.

Connecticut United Way   

“Start the Conversation”  Campaign

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Program Description: In Connecticut, on average, someone dies by suicide every day of the year. It doesn’t have to be that way. Suicide is preventable. For more information, visit PreventSuicideCT.org.

Maryland Department of Health 

“ZIKA Awareness” Campaign

PSN In-Store

Program Description: Zika virus is a virus spread to people through mosquito bites of Aedes species mosquitoes; sexual transmission of Zika virus is also known to occur. Outbreaks of Zika virus disease have occurred in Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands.  Zika virus is not currently being spread by mosquitoes in the continental United States. Learn more at zika.maryland.gov.

Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Sciences (IOM/NAS) 

“The Conversation” Campaign

PSN TVPSN Radio

Program Description: The Institute of Medicine (IOM) PSA, produced by PSN, recommends having ‘the conversation’ about our end-of-life care with friends, family and care providers now, before a crisis.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (FDA)

“Drug Facts” Campaign

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Program Description: FDA Drug Facts Label PSA is part of an FDA campaign designed to promote consumer awareness and use of the drug facts label that appears on medication packaging.  More information on the campaign is available at www.FDA.gov/DrugFactsLabel.

DEA/U.S. Department of Justice 

“Drug Take-back Day” Campaign

PSN In-Store

Program Description: The DEA is promoting its semi-annual Prescription Drug Take back Day. Over the past few years the DEA has collected more than 4.8 million pounds of pills at sites all across America. Visit DEA.gov to find a location near you.

PSN Entertainment

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (FDA)

“Acetaminophen Safety” Campaign

PSN Waiting Room

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Program Description: The FDA Acetaminophen digital banner PSAs are a part of an FDA campaign designed to promote consumer awareness about the safe use of acetaminophen which is used in hundreds of OTC and prescription medications. PSN repurposed existing graphics from the Acetaminophen Campaign to produce these digital online PSA banners. More information on the campaign is available at www.FDA.gov/OTCpaininfo.