• Media Planning
  • Strategic Insights
  • Media Buying
  • Tenacious Negotiator
  • Stewardship


We offer essential media planning and buying services to fit your business and budget

Media Planning & Research

We utilize audience and industry research, focusing on your defined target audience. Then craft a media plan and strategy to ensure your message reaches your target audience, creating the best return on you media budget.

Media Buying

We negotiate everything including price, placement, elements and added value. We execute the buy from inception to post-buy reporting and make sure our clients receive the value of the media that was purchased.

Stewardship & Consulting

We are stewards of your investments. We provide budget reporting, detailed invoicing and reconciliation on a regular basis. We offer consultation on your current media plans and purchases as well as consulting for clients with sponsorships opportunities.

Agency Partnership

CSK Advertising can serve as the media partner for your agency. Whether you need full media-services or just additional media assistance from time to time we can be an extension of your team. Contact us to schedule a discussion.

Taking clients business goals and developing a media plan to help achieve objectives


President / Candace Kantz

Candace serves as the president and founder of CSK Advertising, LLC. Her advertising expertise includes media planning, buying, consulting, sponsorship management, execution, ad trafficking, and post-buy analysis. Candace’s experience transcends over all media channels and has broad category experience. She prides herself in best understanding your business in order to make the smartest recommendations that lead to the best results which makes her the best media partner for your business. Candace has spent over 20 years in the media business at large Pittsburgh agencies like RJW Media and MARC USA. She also spent a few years working client side at Wright Automotive Group. Candace brings over 20 years of advertising experience plus a variety of category experience to the partnership.

Our Areas of Expertise

We take clients marketing objectives and develop a strategic media plan based on available research to help achieve business objective. We specialize in connecting your message to the right audience, at the right time while maintaining your desired budget. Our experience with media planning and buying includes the following outlets:
  • Digital
  • Event Sponsorships
  • Lifestyle Media
  • Magazine
  • Media Sponsorships
  • Newspaper
  • Radio
  • Outdoor
  • Paid Social
  • SEM
  • Sports Sponsorships
  • Trade Publications
  • TV/Cable/Video
  • And more….

About Us

Founded in 2015 by Candace Kantz, CSK Advertising combines years of experience in traditional advertising agency and internal marketing management experience. Located just north of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in Zelienople. Stop by for a chat, give us a call or shoot us a message so we can discuss how our services can generate ROI for your company!



CSK Adveritising has worked with charter, technical and college level schools helping to brand and attract new students through a variety of tactics.    

Real Estate

CSK Advertising has worked directly with high-end builders on media planning and buying. Candace Kantz has prior experience working with Real Estate Agencies.


CSK Adveritising has experience with online retailers as well as brick & mortar.

Travel & Tourism

CSK Advertising has deep experience with this category working with an Airport Authority and a few airlines.  In addition CSK Adveritising helps manage the media planning and buying for other Airport operations, like parking.


CSK Advertising has experience with non-profit and not-for-profit organizations.  Most with limited budgets and resources to accomplish big goals.  Candace Kantz also has prior experience with non-profit agencies that supplement CSK Advertising experience.


Candace Kantz has many years of experience in automotive media planning and buying.  Candace Kantz spent a few years on the dealership side, as the Marketing Director at a multi-franchise operation. She has experienced both Tier 2 and Tier 3 accounts.  Experienced in gaining co-op approval and submitting proper documention for co-op funds owed to […]

Health Plan

Candace Kantz has numerous years of experiene in health plan media planning and buying.  That includes private insurance, company sponsored plans, medicare, medicade and intergrated managed care consortium experience.


Candace Kantz has several years experience with amusement parks spanning many states in the US.  Experience with both water and amusement parks media planning and buying.

Health System

Candace Kantz is well-versed with health-system media planning and buying.  Candace has several years with a few hospitals ranging from a small-system to an international health-system.


Candace Kantz worked several year, primarily in media buying, with a major mulri-state grocery chain during their largest expansion and aquisition time period.  Candace purchased many markets in the footprint and was invovled with the planning team as well as publication relations.


Candace Kantz has spent over a decade in the gaming category.  Majority of the experience is within the Lottery category both in media planning and buying.  Candace was the primary client content and managed the planning/buying for this client. In addition, CSK Advertising has worked with government groups overseeing responsible gaming within casinos, primarily targeting […]

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