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BBB Accredited Business since

Radio Advertising Inc.

Additional Locations

Phone: (800) 621-1343 Fax: (773) 478-3353 View Additional Phone Numbers 3312 W Peterson Ave, Chicago, IL 60659 View Additional Email Addresses

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Radio Advertising, Inc. is an advertising company which provides radio advertisements for public service campaigns, hosted by local businesses. This company serves a national audience as well as audiences throughout the Chicagoland area, including those in Evanston, Skokie, Niles, Lincolnwood, Berwyn, Norridge, Harwood Heights, Des Plaines, Park Ridge, Stickney, Lyons, Aurora, Brookfield, Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, Buffalo Grove, Posen, Dixmoor, Alsip, Midlothian, Bolingbrook, Naperville, Joliet, Winnetka, and Wilmette. Public service announcements are sponsored by local companies and focus around topics such as pet safety, salutes to first responders, family time, anti-bullying, breast cancer, and DUI prevention.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Radio Advertising Inc. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Radio Advertising Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 39 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

39 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 9 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 17
Billing/Collection Issues 3
Delivery Issues 5
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 14
Total Closed Complaints 39

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Radio Advertising Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: August 02, 2011 Business started: 01/01/1963 in IL Business started locally: 01/01/1963 Business incorporated 02/24/1983 in IL
Type of Entity


Business Management
Ms. Topaz Bigel, Director of Marketing Mr. Adam Berman, Partner Mr. Mike Gallant, Partner
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Topaz Bigel, Director of Marketing
Business Category

Advertising - Radio Advertising - Television Sales Promotion Service Telemarketing Services Television Stations & Broadcast Companies Advertising Specialties Advertising/Marketing Agencies Advertising Agencies (NAICS: 541810)

Alternate Business Names
R.A.I. Collection Dept. Radio Accounting Service Inc Radio Advertising

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
NR -----
Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.