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Underwriting Announcement Rates

WSAX-LP rates are offered at three levels: Prime time plus, Prime time and Standard Time. Discounted package prices are also available.

Prime time plus rates support programs aired during times when listenership tends to be at its highest. Prime time plus programs include, but are not limited to: The Morning Brew, Mid Afternoon Music Showcase, Jazz Life, Sax’s New Music Showcase, Jazz Over Easy, Sunday Jazz Journal, special local, regional, national news, other programming and more.

Prime time rates support late morning shows enjoyed by our listeners. Prime time programs include, but are not limited to: The Morning Brew Special Roast, Jazz For The Soul, local, regional and national news programming, and many more.

Standard time rates support early morning and some mid-morning programs enjoyed by our listeners. Standard time programs include, but are not limited to: Music Through The Night, during community event and other popular programs.


Why 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 FM WSAX-LP is a volunteer, non-commercial radio station owned by, SEMM Foundation, a non-profit organization.

Underwriting with Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP is an excellent and cost effective way to reach your audience. By underwriting or donating to Jazz 98.5 FM, you can craft your business’s image by supporting local, grassroots, independent media.

Our listeners will appreciate that your support helps WSAX-LP provide non-commercial radio programming to the Columbus area. 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.

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 advertisers on commercial stations.

Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP's jazz music programming is already garnering significant attention in the media and among the public. If you're a business, your affiliation with WSAX-LP’s emerging and increasingly important position in the local media landscape will help maintain your brand as a contemporary and committed local business.

Help us keep great Local Content and Jazz Music Programming on the air in Central Ohio.

Please make a Donation.

An important contribution to quality radio is made by foundations, corporations and individuals who provide funds to 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 corporations.

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 advertising dollar.

The Jazz 98.5 FM Audience

We believe our listening audience to be an educated, sophisticated and a high earning audience available to marketers.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 responsibility, 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 IMMEDIATELY.

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