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Steve Lubetkin producing a LiveStream video broadcast in February 2010. Kathy Lloyd Boehm, photographer for the Glen Rock Patch website, caught PodcastSteve working the controls.

At the Lubetkin Media Companies, we tell our clients’ stories in sound and images. The firm has extensive experience in corporate and financial public relations, broadcast and print journalism, and strategic communications, so it is able to help clients create highly effective, content for Internet broadcasting and dramatic digital photojournalism, and engaging, cost-effective materials that drive client visibility on the Internet.

Our Professional Podcasts division produces award-winning, dramatic and artistic corporate, event, and documentary videos and photojournalism. We also produce audio, video, and photos for the Internet .

State Broadcast News is an audio, video, and photojournalism news service.  we produce our own original content and invite others to submit news video and audio content to be distributed for re-use by other news organizations. State-level news groupings will be established based on member needs.

Steve Lubetkin Photography produces corporate, event and lifestyle photography.

Our Elevator Pitch Videos unit creates economical entry-level videos for organizations and individuals for use as video résumés or for inclusion on their websites.

We are members of the Professional Photographers of America, the American Society of Media Photographers, the National Press Photographers Association, the Greater Philadelphia Videographers Association, and the Guild of Professional Photographers of the Delaware Valley.

Steve Lubetkin, Managing Partner

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Steve Lubetkin, our managing partner, has been using computers in journalism and communications applications since 1977, when he was one of the first journalists to cover a Grateful Dead concert using a portable computer terminal. Skilled at identifying ways to integrate technology with communications, Steve has included an email address on his business card since 1988. Read Steve Lubetkin’s bio.

Industry Recognition and Client Testimonials

We are highly respected by our clients. Read more about what some of our clients have to say.

We also have been recognized repeatedly for the quality of our work by our peers in the communications industry.

Jersey Shore Public Relations and Advertising Association (JSPRAA)
JSPRAA master About UsThe Lubetkin Media Companies has won seven JASPER Awards from the Jersey Shore Public Relations and Advertising Association (JSPRAA) for its audio and video productions.

In 2013, the firm won an unprecedented seventh Silver JASPER Award in the “Television and Video – Video News Release” category, for two video news reports it prepared on behalf of PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. One video news report featured a formal prom event held at the hospital for patients of all ages, including several teens who were missing their own high school prom because of treatment at the hospital.

The other report featured the hospital’s window washing company, whose workers volunteered to dress as Spiderman and Batman while rappelling down the side of the hospital, providing young patients with a surprise diversion from physical therapy and other treatments. The two superheroes also toured the hospital and posed for photos with the children and their families.

In 2012, the firm won a Gold JASPER Award in the Television/Video Documentary (10-30 minutes) category for its video tribute, “Leon Levy Honored by Congregation Mikveh Israel,” produced to honor Levy, president of the Philadelphia-based congregation, the second oldest synagogue in North America, for more than 30 years. The video was shown at Levy’s retirement gala at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, which was attended by 300 guests including the late US Sen. Arlen Specter and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell.

The firm also earned a 2012 Silver JASPER Award in the Television/Video TV Special Programming category for a documentary about Congregation Mikveh Israel’s dedication of a new Torah scroll. The video captures the special “siyyum” ceremony to mark the completion of the scroll by a special scribe known as a sofer and includes interviews with the sofer, remarks by the synagogue’s rabbi, Rabbi Albert Gabbai, and shows scenes from the celebration.

The videos can be seen in the Congregation Mikveh Israel category.

In 2011, it won a Silver JASPER Award in the Television/Video Documentary (10-30 minutes) category for its video documentary produced for The Pines at Whiting, a continuing care retirement community in the Whiting section of Manchester Township, Ocean County; and a Silver JASPER Award in the Television/Video TV Special Programming category for its promotional video prepared on behalf of the 2011 American Transplant Congress, a joint event of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American Society of Transplantation held in Philadelphia.

In 2008, Lubetkin Communications/Professional Podcasts won a Silver JASPER Award from the for podcast audio programs it produced for NAPL, a global printing and graphic communications trade association, and in 2009, it shared a JASPER Award for short video documentary with Take This Journey LLC, another Cherry Hill video firm, for this program produced for Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Southern New Jersey.

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Our work has also been recognized by the New Jersey Communications, Advertising, and Marketing Association (NJCAMA) with its prestigious ASTRA Award twice.

In 2012, we received a Bronze Astra Award in the “Video longer than three minutes” category for “Burlington County Chamber Members Learn about County Economic Development,” a video report we produced for the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce.

In 2010, we were honored with a Silver Astra Award for a series of business-to-business audio podcasts produced for The ACE Group, a global insurer-reinsurer.

Our extensive experience in corporate and financial public relations and strategic communications enables us to understand clients’ messaging needs, so we can produce highly effective, award-winning content for Internet broadcasting and dramatic digital photojournalism; and engaging, cost-effective materials that drive client visibility on the Internet.

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Steve served as a member of the national board of directors of the Public Relations Society of America from 2003-2005. He was elected to the PRSA College of Fellows in 1999. In a photo taken at the 2010 College of Fellows induction dinner in Washington, DC, Steve poses with (from left): Ofield Dukes, APR, Fellow, PRSA; John Paluszek, APR, Fellow, PRSA, and Joann Killeen, APR, Fellow, PRSA. (Photo courtesy Joann Killeen.)

For more information on our services, please email us or use one of the options on our Contact Us page.

Resource Materials

Biographical Sketch, Steve Lubetkin: A biography of Steve’s background in communications, public relations, and journalism.
High Resolution JPEG Photo of Steve Lubetkin: You can download a 300dpi high-resolution headshot of Steve here.
Steve’s Résumé: Download Steve’s formal résumé.
Download our Consulting Services white paper.
Lubetkin Communications Podcasting Brochure – 2010-09 Revision: Download our new 2010 “Becoming the Media” brochure about video news packages and podcasting.
Courier Post article on our podcasting practice