Fox Sports Ohio Features Western & Southern Financial Group in ‘Ohio Pride’ Spot

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As it celebrates the 130th anniversary of its founding as a small regional firm called The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group is the first Cincinnati-based company to be featured in Fox Sports Ohio’s “Ohio Pride” series.

The series of TV commercials showcases a select group of Buckeye State companies making a difference for Ohio through positive economic impact, job creation and community involvement. Other companies and institutions featured include The Cleveland Clinic, Wendy’s and Eaton.

The 60-second spot, which was shot in 2017 and is running during Reds games and other Fox Sports Ohio programming, includes a brief interview with Chairman, President and CEO John F. Barrett, and interior and exterior video showing the company’s corporate campus.

The video can also be seen on Fox Sports Ohio YouTube, as well as other digital and social media channels.

About Western & Southern Financial Group
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, and celebrating 130 years this year, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is now the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($48 billion) and managed ($27 billion) total $75 billion as of Dec. 31, 2017. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings and a Comdex Ranking of 96. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.;1 IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC;1 Touchstone Advisors, Inc.;1 Touchstone Securities, Inc.;2 W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.;2 and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. For more information on the Western & Southern family of companies, visit Western & Southern is the title sponsor of six major community events every year, including the Western & Southern Open (, a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world’s top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.

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