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Corporate Support

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

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Anthony V. Hayes
Director of Corporate Marketing
(202) 885-1248
ahayes@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.

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From Her Dad To Her 'Jamish' Roots, A Poet Pieces Her Story Together

Salena Godden grew up in 1970s England with a Jamaican mom and an absent English-Irish dad. In her memoir, Springfield Road, she looks back on her struggle to find her personal identity.
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If You've Ever Looked For Faces In Your Potato Chips, Thank Myrtle Young

The Potato Chip Lady, aka Myrtle Young, died in August of this year. She was 90. Young became famous after showing her collection of unusually shaped chips to Tonight Show host Johnny Carson in 1987.
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Tennessee's Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight

An agreement between the Tennessee Hospital Association and Republican Gov. Bill Haslam expands Medicaid without tax dollars, an agreement that could be a blueprint for other states.
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Die-In, Vortex, Selfie Stick: What's The Word Of 2014?

In January, members of the American Dialect Society will vote on the 2014 Word of the Year. Linguist Ben Zimmer runs through some contenders — including words both old and new.