American Mass Media is an advertising agency. We help you sell more of what you sell. It's not magic. It's creativity mixed with real business acumen, and, well, maybe a little magic. It's understanding how people really consume, how they live, and what they want. Then, we insert you into their conversation, the only conversation that matters.

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American Mass Media is a full-service advertising agency located in the Loop in Chicago, IL

Call us at 312-233-2866

Shelly Ng

Shelly Ng

President & Media Buyer

Ms. Ng is the founder and president of AMM.
She manages all aspects of the company.
Ms. Ng is the media buyer, advising clients on cost- effective advertising strategies.

Shelly is also a producer of truTV's reality TV show "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago".

Ms. Ng started her media career 18 years ago as a news anchor and video editor at Macau TV.
She later worked in advertising sales at the CBS Radio station WBBM News radio in Chicago. Ms. Ng holds a Master's Degree from Eastern Illinois University, and is the author of the book "Radio Advertising Does Not Work. Says Who?"

Michael Webdell

Michael Webdell

Vice President & Creative Director

Mr. Webdell is in charge of all aspects of creative work. He is an award-winning graphic designer with 18 years of design experience for brands, websites and TV.

He is also a producer of truTV's reality TV show "Hardcore Pawn: Chicago".

Before AMM, Mr. Webdell worked on projects for clients such as MTV Asia, PhillipMorris, Ford Motor Company and Visteon Corporation. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Butler University.

Edward J. Vrdolyak

Edward J. Vrdolyak

Executive Producer, Entertainment

Eddie is an Executive Producer for television entertainment projects.

"RADIO ADVERTISING DOES NOT WORK." SAYS WHO? is a no-nonsense approach to radio advertising written in everyday language that every advertiser can read. Written by American Mass Media President, Shelly Ng, the book provides insider-knowledge of the industry. Used by Universities and professionals around the world, this is a must-read book about advertising. 

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    207 E. Ohio St., Suite 218
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Tel: 312-233-2866
    Fax: 312-268-6388