What is Program Sponsorship?
KRCU acknowledges corporate contributions to the radio station with brief on-air messages sometimes called "underwriting" or program sponsorship. Since these contributions help pay for programming costs, program sponsorship is to public radio what advertising is to commercial stations. The value and number of on-air messages is determined by their placement during the broadcast schedule. KRCU provides a rate sheet which specifies the values of the messages throughout our program schedule.
Who listens to NPR stations like KRCU?
KRCU listeners are primarily middle-income and up, college-educated professionals. They appreciate the in-depth news from NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. They enjoy classical music. They relish the intelligent entertainment of Car Talk, A Prairie Home Companion and Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
Public radio listeners are distinguished by age, affluence and education. More than half the total audience is between ages 25-54, which places these patrons within the “Baby Boomer” demographic so attractive to businesses. Sixty-three percent have received a college degree or some higher level of education and seventy-seven percent have a total Household Income of $50,000+.
What about the Public Radio Audience?
• 52% listeners are 25 to 54 years of age
• 36% are age 35 to 54
NPR is particularly popular among Baby Boomers (b. 1946-1964).
The median age of the NPR listener is 49.
The median age of the NPR listener is 49.
• 53% are involved in a regular fitness program
• 32% own financial securities
• 69% travel domestically; 39% traveled abroad in last 3 years
• 92% involved in public activities; 64% vote
Source: GfK MRI, Doublebase 2016
What can sponsorship messages say?
Program sponsorship is an excellent way to reach the attractive KRCU audience and deliver your message in an environment free of clutter.
Local messages or "spots" are broadcast one at a time. Your message is not grouped with others in a cluster. Breaks in programming for sponsorship messages and station announcements are very short, so there is virtually no “tune-out” factor.
Public broadcasting stations like KRCU are governed by Federal Communications Commission rules that limit the content of sponsorship messages.
KRCU's staff of experienced professionals will work with you to develop a custom-designed schedule of announcements to meet your organizational goals. Your plan can range from sponsorship of a specific program to a schedule that spans all segments of the day.
For more information about program sponsorship, contact Parker Butler at (573) 233-6045 or toll-free at (888) 651-5070.
|Adam Gohn, Attorney at Law||1930 Broadway, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. (Richard Hartmann)||167 Grand Fir Lane, Jackson, MO |
|Banterra Bank||1650 North Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Brown's Shoe Fit Co.||201 S Mount Auburn Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Buchheit's General Store||2801 Old Orchard Rd., Jackson, MO |
1011 South Hwy 51, Perryville, MO
1817 North Market, Sparta, IL
200 Riverview, Herculaneum, MO
4550 Gravois Road, House Springs, MO
|Cape Girardeau Convention & Visitors Bureau||220 North Fountain St,, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Cape West 14 Cine||247 Siemers Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Corporation for Public Broadcasting||Washington, DC |
Comments Line: (800) 272-2190
|Cyclewerx||1407 N. Kingshighway, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Dalton Florist||922 E. Jackson Blvd, Jackson, MO |
|EBO MD & EBO Center for Diabetes||37 Doctors Park, Suite #1, Cape Girardeau, MO |
(573) 803-2941 | After Hours Call/Text (573) 321-1595
|Edward Jones (Financial Advisor: Cheryl Mothes)||2820 E. Jackson Blvd., Jackson, MO |
|Edward Jones (Financial Advisor: Tim Domian)||258 S. Mount Auburn Rd., Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Edward Jones (Financial Advisor: Terry Godwin)||1749 Independence, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|EPIC (Early Prevention Impacts Community)||Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Heartland Eyecare Sikeston - Dr. Robert Felker|| |
808 E. Wakefield Avenue, Sikeston, MO
|Horst Pharmacy||2705 E. Jackson Blvd., Jackson, MO |
(573) 243-8173 or (800) 640-5940
|Isle Casino Cape Girardeau||777 Main St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 |
|Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches||1800 Broadway, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|L&S Pharmacy||406 S. Main St., Charleston, MO |
|LPL Financial (Financial Advisor: Mike Parker)||215 North Stoddard, Sikeston, MO |
|Mineral Area College||5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, MO |
|Missouri Department of Conservation |
Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
|2289 County Park Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Natural Health Organic Foods||135 South Broadview, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Notre Dame Regional High School||265 Notre Dame Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Rice, Spaeth, Summers, Heisserer, L.C.||4th Floor, Commerce Bank Building |
160 South Broadview St., Cape Girardeau, MO
P.O. Box 1568 (mailing zip code 63702-1568)
|Rural King||1475 18th Street, Charleston, IL |
|SEMO CPA Company||112 Themis St., Cape Girardeau, MO |
|SERVPRO of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties||166 LaSalle Street, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|SoutheastHEALTH||1701 Lacey Street, Cape Girardeau, MO |
(573) 334-4822 • Healthline: (800) 800-5123
|Southeast Missouri State University||One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO |
|Ste. Genevieve Department of Tourism|| |
Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center
66 South Main Street, Ste. Genevieve, MO
|Wood & Huston Bank||111 S. Broadview, Cape Girardeau, MO |
2999 E. Jackson Blvd., Jackson, MO