Underwriter

Your business or organization can become an underwriter of programming on WRVO Public Media. WRVO's ten transmitters provide the broadest coverage of any radio service in central and northern New York.

Join our campaign to add 100 new underwriters in 2014.  One of our underwriting sales representatives will be happy to show you how a modest annual investment will reach tens of thousands of listeners and will pay dividends for years to come.  Call 1-800-341-3690.

By underwriting with WRVO, you are able to support your local public radio station while also reaching a large audience. Audience surveys have show that public radio listeners hold a more positive image of companies that support their choice of medium. WRVO underwriting representatives are available to help your business or organization reach our highly desirable radio audience with your marketing message.

In addition to our main transmitter, 50,000 watt WRVO 89.9FM Oswego/Syracuse, the WRVO station network includes WRVD 90.3FM Syracuse; WRVH 89.3FM Clayton; WRVJ 91.7FM Watertown; WRCU 90.1 FM Hamilton; WSUC 90.5FM Cortland; and booster transmitters in Geneva, Hamilton, Ithaca, Norwich, and Watertown. 

For more information on tax deductible underwriting opportunities on the WRVO station network, contact WRVO Underwriting toll-free at 1-800-341-3690. We'll be happy to describe your options, and one of our underwriting representatives will develop a plan that works for you.

Download our media kit, fact sheets and guidelines below for more information about the station and underwriting with us.

A complete list of underwriters is also available.

Our Underwriting Team

The WRVO underwriting team (Bill Gowan pictured on left, Tom Herbert on right).
The WRVO underwriting team (Bill Gowan pictured on left, Tom Herbert on right).

Our underwriting team is comprised of two account managers, Bill Gowan and Tom Herbert.

They both serve as representatives to regional businesses, organizations, corporate and institutional clients that underwrite WRVO Public Media programming. They meet with prospective underwriters to present opportunities for sponsorships and other types of support. Bill can be reached via email or by calling toll-free 1-800-341-3690. You can contact Tom on his personal line at (315) 312-5493 or by email.