Become a Sponsor

Connect with over 550,000 influential, educated listeners each week

Chicago Public Media’s Corporate Sponsorship team will work with you to design a custom-tailored program to help your organization reach its financial, marketing and philanthropic goals in our unique, commercial-free environment. Call and find out how easy it is to join other distinguished businesses and non-profit organizations that are already part of the WBEZ community.

Sponsorship vehicles can include:

  • WBEZ 91.5 on-air announcements
  • Vocalo 89.5 on-air announcements
  • Sound Opinions, produced by Chicago Public Media and heard across the country each week
  • Event sponsorships, including our heralded Off-Air series, as well as WBEZ’s annual Global Activism Expo
  • Digital advertising including tile ads, splash pages and online radio pre-rolls on WBEZ and Vocalo. Exposure also available on affiliated blog sites Windy Citizen and Gaper's Block
  • WBEZ RunDown, Vocalo and High Fidelity electronic newsletters, delivered into the mailboxes of highly engaged, devoted fans of Chicago Public Media

Sponsorship provides:

  • Direct access to a difficult-to-reach, concentrated and affluent audience that includes consumers as well as many business decision-makers
  • Important name recognition for your brand message among professionals and business leaders likely to be interested in your products and services
  • Appreciation from your customers and peers who will recognize your commitment to the community and your support of Chicago Public Media

Contact Mary Kathleen Julien, Sales Assistant, at 312-893-2931 or mkjulien@wbez.org, and begin a dialogue on how easy it is to be a Chicago Public Media sponsor.