A Service of Saddleback College and
California State University, Northridge

Sponsorship Opportunitiesfor your Business

Businesses, agencies, or individuals can sponsor of 88.5 FM.  Your important messages are showcased during short, tasteful breaks and not left competing for attention among the clutter you hear on commercial radio stations. For pricing, promotion, or custom consultations, contact Patrick Osburn, 88.5 FM Director of Underwriting, at [email protected], or (818) 677-5577. 

88.5’s 24/7 musical format is Adult Album Alternative, often referred to as “Triple A”. The format plays contemporary and legacy rock for adults, featuring a wide breadth of artists that could include A to Z examples from Adele to Zeppelin.

88.5 FM is a non-profit, member supported, public radio station. Contributing to the station could simultaneously offer several benefits like:

  • Increased community presence & reputation because of the association with Public Radio
  • Positive ROI for your business
  • Possible tax benefits. (depending on your unique situation, please consult your tax advisor.)
  • Responsible FCC regulated copy guidelines for Public radio creates a sophisticated environment for sponsors….no one is “out shouting each other” like you might hear in commercial radio.

With the new signal area expansion, your business’ important messages are being heard from Ventura, through the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, into the Los Angeles Basin, and booming south throughout Orange County to San Clemente. (click here to see coverage map) This is among the stronger “FM” signals in Southern California through a unique partnership between California State University, Northridge and Saddleback College in Mission Viejo.

The station can be heard worldwide by streaming a number of ways including: www.885fm.org or by using apps like TuneIn or iHeartradio. Our simulcast approach allows the music & your message to be heard both on the terrestrial 88.5FM radio signal and online on several devices like: in your car, at work on your desk top computer, laptops, smart phones, etc…

Your messages or announcements are heard by an audience that is very well suited for both retail consumer & B2B campaigns. While 88.5 FM is an adult rock music station 24/7, we share a lot of listening with NPR News. The typical listener of the “Triple A” format is a sophisticated, highly educated, affluent person. The 88.5 FM audience is best described as extremely qualified consumers, business owners, white collar workers, and tech savvy early adopters.*

Sponsors of 88.5 FM can create their own campaign or work with the Underwriting department to create a custom, multi-media marketing strategy.

For pricing, promotion, or custom consultations, contact Patrick Osburn, 88.5 FM Director of Underwriting, at [email protected], or (818) 677-5577. 

*NPR Audience Insight & Research