WAMU 88.5 : Support

Corporate Support

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

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James K. Barbour Jr.
Local Sales Manager
202-885-1286
jbarbour@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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