Day Sponsorship

Have your day on 88.5 WYSU-FM! On the day of your choice (subject to scheduling availability), our program hosts will read your message several times throughout the day. This is a great way to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, memorials, or other events by individuals or organizations. All day sponsor messages will meet the following criteria:

  1. Length
    Up to 15 seconds (two or three sentences).
  2. Frequency
    Weekday day sponsors are guaranteed a total of 10 spots between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm. Weekend day sponsors are guaranteed a total of 10 spots between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm, distributed around network programs.
  3. Content
    Announcements may be used to as memorials, celebrations, or to publicize events by individuals or non-profit organizations. They should be restricted to answering the basic who, what, when, and where questions (not necessarily why). All day sponsorships must follow public broadcasting underwriting guidelines (no calls to action and no value-laden descriptions).The content should be non-controversial, although announcing an event for some organizations will inevitably be controversial to some people, something that cannot be avoided. Day sponsorships promoting specific religious or political positions will not be accepted, but sponsorships publicizing a religious event or special day, and sponsorships listing the services of non-profit businesses and organizations, are acceptable.
  4. Exclusivity
    To provide more members with the opportunity to get the day they want, two sponsorships per day will be allowed.
  5. Requests
    Day sponsors have the opportunity to make two classical music requests. The air staff will do their best to honor the requests, but it cannot be guarantee that the requests will be played, or that they will be played in their entirety.
  6. Cost
    $200
  7. Schedule
    Contact Laurie Wittkugle to schedule your date and message.