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Buffalo’s only locally owned full power television station, WBBZ-TV Your Hometown MeTV Station;, has partnered with “Buffalo Healthy Living,” Western New York’s free premier full-color monthly magazine and online source for health and wellness information, to present a brand new television program!

Samantha Latshaw is our program host for “Your Hometown Health Connection” – a half hour program offering important features on health, fitness, nutrition, and medical topics for people of all ages.

Now YOU can make “Your Hometown Health Connection” with viewers AND readers of “Buffalo Health Living” in this breakthrough concept as a sponsor and content partner.

The half hour program is produced in studio with expert guests, health professionals, and everyday people. Watch the show at WBBZ-TV Channel 5 on Verizon FiOS, Spectrum, and DISH and Channel 67 on DirecTV.

Samantha Latshaw is a broadcast professional who has spent her career covering local and national stories as the Chief News Reporter and Producer for NBC affiliates – WESH-TV and WETM-TV. Samantha also served as lead Anchor and News Director at an international news station in NYC where she anchored the network’s nightly newscast and interviewed local, national, and world leaders. Notable interviews included former US President Barack Obama, US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Governor Andrew Cuomo, former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, and former Prime Minister of Kashmir Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry. Samantha now lives in Western New York with her husband Shane, where they co-own Maccrist, a full-service marketing agency. Samantha will bring her bright and vibrant personality in delivering “Your Hometown Health Connection” to viewers.

Your sponsorship package a half-hour program. Information about you and your medical connection will be prominently positioned at the conclusion of the segment.

Those segments are professionally produced, packaged, broadcast on television throughout the entire market, then posted to the Buffalo Healthy Living website, with a digital file given to you for your use on social media, web, or other platforms. You also have the opportunity to place a (:30) second message internal to the program.

The program airs 2x, on Wednesday at 8 p.m., and a weekend encore Saturday at noon at WBBZ-TV Channel 5 on Verizon FiOS, Spectrum, and DISH and Channel 67 on DirecTV.

Promotional announcements for “Your Hometown Health Connection” will air 20x as a (:30) second spot on WBBZ-TV prior to the airing, and include your logo and audio copy as a participating sponsor and content partner.

Your company/organization/practice will be featured in an article discussing the topic of your show along with your contact information.

Your show will also be listed in a full-page ad in the magazine as well as in the healthy happenings calendar in the magazine.


*Full page article in the magazine with reference to show
*Full page additional ad with dates & content of the show
*Show listing in Healthy Happenings calendar in print magazine
*Three weekly postings on Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In, Instagram *Teaser portions of the show on social media.
*Links to YouTube Channel
*Link to show on BHL website
*Ability to post the show on your own website and social pages

Package Price for Full 30-min Show: $1,650

All sponsorship agreements are made with:
Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine
Contact: Annette Pinder: 716-204-8881 or 716-998-4016

ON-AIR and DirecTV – CHANNEL 67