Underwriting is a cost-effective way to build awareness of your company with loyal KBVR-FM listeners. Through underwriting, you show your support for our Oregon State University students who work tirelessly to bring quality content to KBVR-FM fans. KBVR-FM is a non-commercial, student-run radio station that broadcasts on 88.7 FM and live streams online at orangemedianetwork.com. The station has a signal reach that includes Corvallis, Philomath, and Albany. 

Underwriting spots are 10 seconds long and use the following format:

"KBVR-FM is supported in part by [name of business], which [one sentence about the product or service the business is providing]. More information is available at [website name, social media handle, and/or hashtag]."

Underwriting Benefits

  • Strengthen your corporate brand within the community

  • Reach your target audience in a cost-effective way

  • Clearly communicate who you are in an uncluttered media environment

Radio Underwriting Rates

Spots per Month Total Rate Rate per Spot
180 spots/month (6/day) $225 $1.25
300 spots/month (10/day) $350 $1.17
450 spots/month (15/day) $450 $1.00
Spots per Term Total Rate Rate per Spot
540 spots/term (7/day) $630 $1.17
770 spots/term (10/day) $770 $1.00
1,155 spots/term (15/day) $1,040 $0.90

New Client Packages

Trial Package: $99 Starter Package: $199

42 spots (3/day) for 2 weeks

120 spots (4/day) for 1 month

Limit one new client package per new client

Sports Play-by-Play Underwriting Rates

During football and basketball seasons, KBVR-FM provides a live play-by-play commentary. You have an opportunity to support these programs and the student announcers through underwriting. Underwriting donations are secured on a per-game basis and spots run each quarter.

# of Games Rate Rate per Spot
1 game (4 spots) $40 $10.00
5 games (20 spots) $190 $9.50
10 games (40 spots) $360 $9.00

More Information

For more information and to place an ad, contact your account executive. If you don't have an account executive, contact Velyn Scarborough at velyn.scarborough@oregonstate.edu. To request ad sizes and pricing in an alternative format, contact Velyn Scarborough at velyn.scarborough@oregonstate.edu.