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Become a Business Sponsor

Good For Your Community and Your Bottom Line.

Reach a unique and targeted audience of listeners throughout our extensive coverage region of western Kentucky, southernmost Illinois, and northwestern Tennessee.

WKMS Underwriting

Why It’s the Best Decision You’ll Make Today:

1. Audience

Influential. Intelligent. Decision Makers.

Close to 25,000 weekly listeners trust WKMS as their source for news and music. They're well-educated, affluent, and business-savvy. More likely to own homes and businesses. And they appreciate our underwriters' straightforward, non-commercial approach.

2. Environment

Don't get lost in a sea of commercials. We don't air any. In fact, we don't air more than two 20-second underwriting announcements per break.

3. Relationship

80% of public radio listeners say that their opinion of a company is more positive when they find out it supports public radio.** Your underwriting investment signifies that you are a civic and community-minded business that cares about quality products.


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For more on the impact of business sponsorship, contact Dixie Lynn at dlynn2@murraystate.edu or 270-933-8083.

OUR UNDERWRITERS:
Akridge Farm Supply & Ace Hardware, Eddyville & Fredonia
American Quilter's Society - Paducah Quiltweek
Animal Health & Wellness, Murray
Artisan Kitchen, Paducah
Ashland, Calvert City
Atomic City Voice Studio, Paducah
Aurora Electric/L.D. Webb
Baird, Lone Oak & Paducah
Baldy's Grill, Murray
Baptist Health
Barrel & Bond, Paducah
Batteries + Bulbs, Paducah
Big Apple Grill & Bar, Murray
BikeWorld, Paducah
Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, Owensboro
Bricolage Art Collective, Downtown Paducah
C-Plant Federal Credit Union
Cadiz-Trigg County Tourist and Convention Commission
Cafe de Fae, Paducah
The Carson Center for the Performing Arts, Paducah
Casey Jones Distillery, Hopkinsville
Cellar Door Wine & Spirits, Murray, Benton, Draffenville & Mayfield
Challenger Learning Center, Paducah
Cinema International, Murray State
Cinema Systers Film Festival
City of Hopkinsville, Recycling Program
City of Paducah
Clemens Fine Arts Center, Paducah
CFSB, Calloway, Graves, Marshall & McCracken Counties
Compass Counseling, Paducah, Henderson, Owensboro & Lewisport
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
CSI Paducah
Denton Law Firm, Paducah
Discovery Park of America, Union City 
Downtown Paris Association
Dr. Patrick Withrow
Dumplin's of Murray
Eddy Creek Marina & Resort, Eddyville
Edward Jones: Andrew Norman, Murray
Edward Jones: Eric Penniston, Murray
Edward Jones: Philip Chapman, Murray
Ephemera Paducah 
Etcetera Coffeehouse, Paducah
FitMeals Murray
Flower + Furbish, Paducah
FNB, Mayfield, Paducah, Murray, Cadiz
Four Rivers Behavioral Health
Freight House Restaurant, Paducah
Frenchtown Station, Paducah
Fresh Foodies Gourmet, Paducah
Friends of Land Between the Lakes
Future Grounds Coffee & Tea House, Murray
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, Madisonville
Goldenrod Cafe, Murray
Grace Episcopal Church, Paducah
Grand Rivers Tourism
Graves County Public Library
Holistic Psychiatry & Healthcare, Paducah
Hop Hound Brew Pub, Murray
Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library
Hopkins County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library
Hopkinsville Downtown Farmer's Market
Hopkinsville International Festival
Hopkinsville Parks & Rec
Hopson & Parris, Attorneys at Law, Cadiz
Horizon Media Group, Paducah
Immanuel Baptist Church, Paducah
INTEC Group LLC, Paducah
Jackson Purchase Historical Society
Jamey Aebersold Jazz (jazzbooks.com)
Janice Mason Art Museum, Cadiz
Just Hamburgers, Paducah
Kentucky Folklife Program
Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Humanities Council
Kentucky Nut Corporation, Hickman
Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services
Keuler, Kelly, Hutchins, Blankenship, & Sigler Paducah
Kirchhoff's Bakery, Paducah
Kitchen's Cafe, Paducah
Kopperud Realty, Murray & the Lakes
Land Between the Lakes
Laura Petrie, Elite Realty Paducah
League of Women Voters, Hopkinsville
LG & E and KU Services Company, Kentucky
Local Licks Music Festival, Paducah
Lotus Child Advocacy & Sexual Assault Center
LowerTown Arts & Music Festival, Paducah
Lundberg Medical Imaging, Paducah
Lydia May of UBS Financial Services, Paducah
Madisonville Community College
Maiden Alley Cinema, Paducah
Mapping Healthy Minds Podcast, Justin Lewis
Market House Theatre, Paducah
Marshall County Public Library
Mazzone Communications - Wedding Book
McConnell Insurance, Murray
McCracken County Public Library
McCuiston Roofing, Murray
Mellow Mushroom, Paducah
Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center
Metropolis Tourism
Midtown Market, Paducah
Milkweed Health & Harmony Emporium, Hopkinsville
MSU Department of Art & Design
MSU Department of Music
Murray State Department of Educational Studies, Leadership & Counseling
Murray State Community Leadership and Human Services
MSU Social Work Program, Dr. Peggy Pittman-Munke
MSU Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering & Technology
MSU Town & Gown
Murray Art Guild
The Murray Bank
Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce
Murray-Calloway County Hospital
Murray Convention & Visitors Bureau
Murray Family Dentistry
Murray Main Street Downtown Saturday Market
Murray Ophthalmology Associates
Murray State University
National Quilt Museum, Paducah
Paducah Bank
Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau
Paducah Cooperative Ministry
Paducah Creative & Cultural Council
Paducah Life Magazine
Paducah Main Street
Paducah Parks & Recreation
Paducah Printing Corporation
Paducah Professional Women
Paducah School of Art & Design
Paducah Symphony Orchestra
Paris-Henry County Heritage Center
Payton & Associates, Murray
Pennyroyal Arts Council, Hopkinsville
Peppers Automotive, Paris
Pinecone Art Gallery, Lowertown Paducah
Playhouse in the Park, Murray
Puckett's Jewelry, Benton
Purchase District Health Department
Raven + Moth, Paducah
Ray Black & Son, Paducah
Red Bug Yarn & Gifts, Murray
River's Edge Veterinary Hospital, Metropolis
Rolling Hills Nursery, Murray
Roof Brothers Wine & Spirits, Paducah
Slim's Frenchtown Mercantile, Paducah
St. John's Episcopal Church, Murray
Stone-Lang Co., Paducah, Murray, Fulton
Taylor Group, PLLC, Paducah
Temple Israel, Paducah
Terrapin Station, Murray
Therapist and a Trainer Podcast
Thoroughbred Spirits, Murray
Time on the String, Paducah Coke Plant
Todd Hill Orchestra
Triangle Heating & Cooling, Paducah
True North Yoga, Paducah
UPS Store, Murray & Paducah
West Kentucky Community & Technical College, Paducah
West Kentucky Workforce Board
White and White Family Dentistry, Paducah
Wildhair Studios' Rock Shop, Paducah
Williams & Roof Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Paducah
Willow Bistro, Murray
Yeiser Art Center, Paducah

Do you want to see your business on this list?

The WKMS underwriting staff can help you design a schedule of on-air announcements that meets your financial, marketing, and philanthropic goals. Call our Corporate Support Manager, Dixie Lynn at at 270-933-8083 or send an email to dlynn2@murraystate.edu.

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