Category: Our Underwriters

Information on businesses that support 98.1 The Word.

U-Turn For Christ Texas

U-Turn For Christ Texas has been a long time partner of 98.1 The Word


U-Turn For Christ is a discipleship ministry that helps men find freedom from addiction through Jesus Christ

Writing Your Underwriting Acknowledgements

Sponsoring a program on non-profit radio or TV is just one part of a public relations or marketing strategy – the other part is getting public credit for your donation. In commercial radio and television, your investment typically provides you with time for what is appropriately called a “commercial” or advertisement. Public broadcasting announcements are different due to the non-profit nature of these stations — and regulations imposed by the Federal Communications Commission. For these reasons, nonprofit radio or TV stations provide their underwriters with a short announcement to identify – rather than promote – the sponsor. This is typically placed at the beginning or end of the program and fits the criteria of “brief, descriptive information on products and services.”

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