WAMU 88.5 : Support

Corporate Support

WAMU receives nearly 40% of its revenue from the generous support of its underwriters.

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Sarah Cumbie
Corporate Marketing Coordinator
202-885-1285
scumbie@wamu.org

In sponsoring WAMU 88.5, your company or organization reaches out to the community not only via the air waves, but also through our web site, wamu.org. Each of these media offers the unique opportunity to support the ongoing services provided by public radio in addition to putting your company or organization before a well-informed and active local community.

WAMU 88.5 is the #1 public radio station for news and information in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The majority of our listeners are between the ages of 25 and 54, well-educated, and professionally and financially successful. More than 770,000 people in the Washington/Baltimore area tune in to WAMU 88.5 each week.

NPR

Villainous Scheme Makes Dozens A Few Minutes Late

A 40-foot inflatable "minion" — the yellow, unintelligible sidekicks from the Despicable Me movies who recently were given their own spinoff — broke loose and blocked traffic in Dublin this week.
WAMU 88.5

The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

WAMU 88.5

President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

WAMU 88.5

The Future Of D.C. Taxis: Ernest Chrappah Discusses Competition And Change

The new chairman of the D.C. Taxicab Commission wants to make it a nimble, innovating agency. He discussed those goals and the related challenges with WAMU 88.5's Martin Di Caro.