Voice Media Group, owner of iconic American newspapers and the V Digital Services digital marketing agency, has been named a winner in the annual Top Workplaces survey.
The annual list of top regional employers is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology firm Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey measures fifteen cultural factors deemed critical to the success of any organization. Each year the list is limited to the 150 employers rated most highly by their workers in the Energage survey.
Headquartered in Phoenix, VDS has local offices across the country and for years has served as a trusted resource for customers in some of America’s most vibrant markets.
“Our people mean everything to us, so we are especially honored to be named a Top Workplace based on our own employees’ feedback,” said VMG chief executive officer Scott Tobias. “We strive for good, open, two-way communication with our employees; it’s vital to us, as is a healthy and rewarding workplace culture. This award is a reflection of our investment in our people and their voices.”
As part of the evolution that has occurred as VMG has grown, Tobias noted, the company felt it was important to craft updated mission, values and diversity statements for its entire family of brands nationwide that better represent the company today. These modernized statements serve as a compass to help employees and potential employees understand the company’s focus, purpose and inclusiveness:
Our mission is to be the VOICE of our communities, clients and partners by using our multimedia platforms to communicate, inform and connect brands to audiences.
At Voice Media Group, we’re driven by our core values: using innovation, integrity, collaboration and transparency to power partnerships and progress.
We believe every team member, reader, customer and partner should have a VOICE and be heard. Our differences are a reflection of the communities we serve and we are committed to creating an environment of inclusion, diversity, empowerment and equality. We are at our best when all our team members are respected and included regardless of race, age, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation or national origin.
“We want to be sure all of our team members know how important they are to us and also feel like they’re part of something bigger than themselves,” said Tobias. “Clarifying our mission and our values is a critical factor in doing that.”
As a full-service media and marketing company, VMG has combined the digital marketing expertise of VDS with grassroots journalism and deep-rooted local relationships to become a cultural force in key American markets.
V Digital Services is a Google Premier Partner operating in more than 300 American cities, where it offers premier white-label solutions for a growing number of affiliated media entities and agencies. Drawing upon a diverse staff of specialists, VDS helps business owners succeed in the digital space by employing cutting-edge techniques in local and organic SEO, paid media, social media management, web development and pay-per-click advertising.
The fast-growing marketing agency is affiliated with trusted news websites and weekly newspapers in select Top 25 U.S. markets. Those publications include Phoenix New Times, Denver Westword, Miami New Times, the Dallas Observer and New Times Broward-Palm Beach.