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Help Support WCSK Radio

Who we are

90.3 FM WCSK Radio is a Non-Commercial and Educational radio station licensed by the FCC to the Kingsport Board of Education. 

Individual listener and business tax-deductable donations to WCSK Radio will support the purchase of programming and equipment for WCSK.  All donations to WCSK Radio will go into a designated account that may be used for programming and equipment. This account will be managed, administered and audited by the Dobyns-Bennett Activities Office. With tighter than ever state and local education funds you can ensure that WCSK Radio will remain on the air as “The Voice of Kingsport Schools.”

When you promote your business with WCSK Radio, you are not only taking advantage of some of the lowest publicity rates in East Tennessee, but you are also helping Dobyns-Bennett High School students gain hands-on experience in the exciting world of radio broadcasting and marketing. Every dollar you donate to WCSK Radio goes to better the students' experience.

business underwriting

All mentions are 20-seconds**

  • Tier 1 – (1 day) - $ 20 donation
    4 mentions (random) per day                                    
  • Tier 2 (7 calendar days) - $100 donation
    8 mentions (random) per day
  • Tier 3 (30 calendar days) - $200 donation
    12 mentions (random) per day
  • Tier 4 (6-month period) - $300 donation   
    • Sponsor one school program of choice (band/orchestra/chorus)
    • Sponsor one seasonal sport play-by-play by D-B Radio Club Students (football/basketball/volleyball, etc)               
    • Sponsor one daily educational feature (3)
      • One Mention before the program
      • Listing in a random rotation promos
  • Tier 5 (6-month period) - $500 donation   
    • Sponsor two school program of choice (band/orchestra/chorus)
    • Sponsor two seasonal sport play-by-play by D-B Radio Club Students (football/basketball/volleyball, etc)               
    • Sponsor two daily educational feature (3)
      • One Mention before the program
      • Listing in a random rotation promos
    • Sponsor one-hour program (D-B Radio Club Show or 1-hour music feature)
      • One Mention before the program
      • Listing in a random rotation promos
  • Tier 6 (6-month period) - $1,000 donation   
    • Sponsor three school program of choice (band/orchestra/chorus)
    • Sponsor three seasonal sport play-by-play by D-B Radio Club Students (football/basketball/volleyball, etc)               
    • Sponsor three daily educational feature (3)
      • One Mention before the program
      • Listing in a random rotation promos
    • Sponsor two one-hour program (D-B Radio Club Show or 2-hour music feature)
      • One Mention before the program
      • Listing in a random rotation promos

 

** All Mentions on WCSK Radio will be 20-seconds.

A mention can include the following:

  • Your business / organization
  • Location of business, including address, phone number and website
  • A value-neutral description of the business or organization
  • Products you offer
  • An established non-promotional corporate slogan
  •  

A mention cannot include:

  • Price information
  • Discount / Savings
  • Calls to action (buy today, stop by our store...check out our low prices)
  • No comparison (best in town, better than rivals, etc)
  • An inducement to buy, sell, rent or lease

 

Underwriting is different from advertising and is governed by special rules mandated by the FCC. Underwriting Guidelines for Non-Commercial Radio are governed by the Federal Communications Commission.    WCSK Radio is a non-commercial radio station, and the station is funded in part through underwriting. As a non-commercial station, we don’t call our on-air promos “advertisements.” Instead, they take the form of sponsorship. The FCC sets guidelines for WCSK.

 

The WCSK Sponsorship / Underwriting Account is established through DB Activities Office. Money that is donated to this account can only be used for WCSK Programming and Equipment.

Donation Contact Information:

 

Jeff Hall, WCSK Station Manager

 

Dobyns-Bennett High School

1 Tribe Way

Kingsport, TN  37664

 

Phone: (423) 378.2111

jhall@k12k.com