World Financial Group is proud to sponsor the popular PBS ANTIQUES ROADSHOW program | News

JOHNS CREEK, Georgia, January 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Global Financial Group Insurance Agency, LLC (WFGIA) is proud to be a corporate sponsor of the long-running hit PBS series ANTIQUES ROADSHOW.

In his 26and year of production, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is the most-watched ongoing series on PBS and a critical favorite, reaching more than 5 million viewers weekly and earning 19 Emmy® Award nominations.

Since its founding in 2001, World Financial Group (WFG) has been committed to helping individuals and families find financial security through its life insurance, retirement and wealth-building strategies, while contributing to financial literacy. With this sponsorship, the company continues its legacy and commitment to positively impacting the people and communities where its independent agents work and live.

“At World Financial Group, we believe that supporting public services such as those offered by PBS is fundamental to improving the lives of people in the communities we serve,” said Tom Dempsey, Chairman and CEO of World Financial Group. “We are proud to support PBS in its decades-long mission to provide educational and entertaining programming to millions of viewers nationwide.”

Sponsorship will take place from January 31 to May 1, 2022, and it will include a 15-second video spot on World Financial Group that will air before and after episodes of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW on PBS and stream on PBS digital platforms. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW sponsorship also includes sponsor messaging on and in the “Detours” podcast.

“I am delighted that World Financial Group has joined us as a sponsor of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW,” said executive producer Marsha Bemko. “The support of our sponsors continues our search for America’s hidden treasures. We are thrilled to share the adventure as we explore history across our country!”

Corporate sponsorship was provided by the Public Television Sponsorship Group. “We are delighted to welcome World Financial Group to the PBS sponsorship family,” said Suzanne Zellner, Vice President, Corporate Sponsorship and Membership. “We believe the ROADSHOW audience will be very receptive to WFG’s message about the importance of financial education for all. We thank World Financial Group for their support.”

World Financial Group’s support of PBS also includes digital sponsorship of the PBS NOVA science series and exposure on the PBS KIDS for Parents website.

About the Global Financial Group

Life insurance and fixed products are offered by independent agents of World Financial Group Insurance Agency, LLC, World Financial Group Insurance Agency of HawaiiInc., Insurance Agency of the Global Financial Group of MassachusettsInc., World Financial Insurance Agency, LLC and/or WFG Insurance Agency of Porto RicoInc.

Properly licensed agents may provide securities and investment advisory services through the affiliated broker/dealer, Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc. (TFA), Member FINRA, SIPC and Registered Investment Advisor.

People residing in California can become sales representatives with WFG Direct, a direct sales marketing platform offered by World Financial Group, Inc.

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