Formed in 1996, our award-winning agency keeps overhead low while partnering with the best creative designers and production talent in the region.  We are a full-service marketing and public relations firm specializing in media planning, market research, video production and graphic design.  We've been blessed to be able to work with great clients for whom we've delivered outstanding results.

The agency handles complete production - from creative design and photography to final format - for direct mail, newspaper/magazine ads, brochures, point-of-sale, television commercials, streaming web video, educational video, bill boards, news releases, and web site design. We also partner with a national market research firm, conduct media research and buying, produce custom signage, trade show displays, and more!

The agency and its work has earned awards from The Syracuse Ad Club, Excellence awards from the Northeast Economic Developers Association, the New York State Bar Association, Oswego County Press Club, Professional Journalists and Communicators of Oswego County.

Chirello Advertising was the 2010 Small Business of the Year for the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce and Steve Chirello has served five times as a judge for the State University of New York Council for University Advancement Award of Excellence Category for Web Site Design and for Effective, Efficient and Elegant Publications.

Steve Chirello/Owner


Owner Steve Chirello has been a professional marketer/communicator for more than 25 years.

He has worked for two Central NY advertising agencies, was chief advertising writer for the Transicold Division of Carrier Corporation, served as public relations manager for The Miller Brewing Company (Philip Morris USA), and was the first Director of Community Relations for Syracuse University.  He is also an adjunct professor in Communication Studies at SUNY Oswego.

He brings the unique combination of having worked for two Fortune 100 companies, a large, private university, and the entrepreneurial experience of a small business owner.