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Did you know that 12% of WGVU’s annual operating budget is reliant on financial support from area businesses and organizations? As your local source for PBS and NPR, WGVU offers a myriad of opportunities for effectively marketing your company on television and/or radio. Your message not only reaches a premium, engaged audience – but also aligns your brand with quality, trust and excellence. PBS and NPR both deliver break-free, uninterrupted content which creates a better experience for our viewers and listeners, as well as our sponsors. From popular PBS Kids shows to factual news and information programming, WGVU offers something unique for any age, interest or demographic.

In addition to TV and radio, WGVU offers additional platforms for marketing that include print and a variety of digital opportunities. WGVU is also home to several community fundraising events that all rely on corporate sponsor dollars. Our annual flagship events like KidsDay at the Zoo – a day of fun for kids and families; and two signature food/wine events allow sponsors to have a presence and directly reach a desirable audience. Nearly every month of the year involves a different, exclusive community engagement through WGVU.

As a corporate supporter of WGVU, you can be assured you are investing wisely and locally. WGVU staff can assist with creating a customized sponsorship package that meets your marketing needs and goals, and in turn supports your favorite public media station! Please contact Kim Shefferly at or 616-331-6465 for more information.

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Why Advertise on WGVU?

WGVU-FM broadcasts to the Grand Rapids, MI area. It is owned by Grand Valley State University. The radio station format is jazz. This station broadcasts at 88.5 FM.

Radio Ad Prices for WGVU-FM

WGVU-FM is non-commercial and is federally prohibited by the FCC from carrying traditional radio ads. Your firm may be able to associate itself with this station through public radio station sponsorship underwriting, with the possible benefit of business outreach as well as community philanthropy points in the process.

Contact the station at (616) 331-6666 for sponsorship information.