Why Sponsor, Underwrite, Donate or Support Jazz 98.5 FM Radio?
Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP, is a low-power FM radio station licensed to serve Columbus, Ohio,
USA. Jazz 98.5 WSAX-LP is a volunteer, non-commercial radio station owned by SEMM Foundation, a non-profit organization.
Sponsoring or underwriting shows on Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP is an excellent and cost
effective way to reach
your audience. (Refer to the Rate Chart Below). By sponsoring, underwriting or donating to
Jazz 98.5 FM,
you can craft your business’ image by supporting
Our listeners will appreciate that your support
helps WSAX-LP provide non-commercial radio programming to
the Columbus area. Sponsoring or underwriting our programming
will also directly
associate your business
with a desire to support the arts, help improve the quality of life in
the community and to give a voice to those
who call Central Ohio home.
Sponsoring or Underwriting on Jazz 98.5 FM helps identify you and your business
and puts you, your
product or service in a
unique position by
clearly separating you or your company from the mass of
on commercial stations.
Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP's jazz music programming is already garnering
significant attention in the media
and amongst the public. If you are a business, your
affiliation with WSAX-LP’s emerging and increasingly im-
position in the local media landscape will help maintain your brand as a
contemporary and committed
Help us keep great Local Content and Jazz Music Programming on the air in Central Ohio.
Please make a contribution.
An important contribution to quality radio is made by
foundations, corporations and individuals who provide
underwrite the presentation of a program or series of programs broadcast
on Jazz 98.5 WSAX-LP.
As a non-commercial, radio station, one of the ways WSAX-LP funds its programming and general operations
is through underwriting support from individuals, local businesses, foundations and
By definition, program underwriting is a financial contribution made
in support of specific programming. When providing on-air funding
acknowledgments, FCC regulations require that stations like WSAX-LP
limit such announcements to identification purposes only. They cannot be
“promotional,” but they are still very effective.
When treated as either a charitable contribution or as a business
expense, underwriting is tax deductible,
so you get more than a good
feeling. You make the most cost-effective use of your discretionary
The Jazz 98.5 FM Audience
We believe our listening audience to be an educated,
sophisticated and high earning audience available
Reaching thousands of listeners weekly, Jazz 98.5 FM can deliver your
message to an audience
of appealing demographic stature.
The Benefits of Underwriting
An underwriting relationship with Jazz 98.5 FM, with its long-standing reputation for social
identifies you or your company as a civic and community-minded
organization with an interest in the public
that goes beyond simply offering a product or service.
We Can Help You, Your Business or Organization
For more in-depth information about supporting Jazz 98.5 FM radio while
marketing your business, don't
hesitate to RESERVE YOUR UNDERWRITING SPOT or SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY IMMEDIATELY.