Our audience.
Your customers.

Connect with your target market through sponsored
content in our local and national programs.

 

Why CPBN?

An influential audience with buying power.
The CPBN audience is educated, influential, professional, and growing every year.
Turn your target market into your biggest advocates.

 

TV viewership over 546,000
monthly

 

With more than
64,000 
social followers

 

Radio listeners
248,900
weekly 

 

Radio Coverage

 

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Television Coverage

 

In addition to our OTA, Cable and Satellite coverage, our digital platforms offer streaming, podcast and digital access to CPBN content 24/7. 

 

More engaged visitors with more brand loyalty

Our local, REGIONAL and national audiences are more
engaged so your marketing dollars go further.

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of viewers believe the sponsors on PBS are more trustworthy than other networks (1)

 
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Sponsorship opportunities that work for you

 

Brand Alignment

Align your brand with CPBN’s reputation for brave, unbiased, insightful programming and audiences that share your values.

 

LOCAL and NATIONAL Reach

Engage and convert CT, regional and national audiences based on their interest, location and message.

 
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AWARD WINNING

 Sponsor Emmy Award winning content, expert storytelling and programming
that makes your audience think, cheer
and reflect.

 

Flexible options

Customize packages by program, platform, and partnership level to get the most out of your marketing efforts.

 

MEANINGFUL MESSAGES

Connect with your target audience by using direct, category exclusive messages that align with your business' mission and values.

 

MULTI-PLATFORM PACKAGES

Deliver multi-platform experiences on TV, radio, digital, social media, and through content partnerships & events sponsorships.

How it works

We take an integrated, multi-channel approach to get your messages
in the right place at the right time at the right budget.

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With customizable platforms and programs, we’ll help you pick a media plan that’s right for you and your business - from news sponsorships and digital advertising to shared content development and partnership.

 

We work with you to determine your goals, and select the best opportunities to reach your audience.

 
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Sponsorship levels are completely customizable.
We’ll tailor the package to your budget and desired level of involvement.

 
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We’ll partner on creative, content,
and delivery

to get the most engagement with our audience.

 

Example sponsorships

Promote your message
with  special PROJECTs OR
PROGRAMming

Connect to audiences
through CONTENT
PARTNERSHIPS

Our network

Our network of stations and platforms ensure your messages get delivered to the right audience.

RADIO

A 7 station network including WNPR, WPKT, WEDW, WRLI, W258AC, WECS, and WVOF.

TV

A statewide network including WEDH, WEDW, and WEDN

INTERACTIVE / DIGITAL 

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 Multi-platform digital options including web, social, online and streaming experiences

 

PRINT

High visibility in CT Magazine and through sponsored program advertising

SOCIAL / CONTENT

Sharable content, newsletters and member emails, and social promtoion

EVENTS

Supporting our programs with screenings, Town Hall, and VIP Events

 

Featured programs

Sponsor some of the best TV, Radio, and Digital programming on the air today.

Frequently asked questions

What do the terms underwriting and sponsorship mean? . . .

Underwriting and sponsorship are public broadcasting terms for advertising.  Our underwriters/sponsors buy schedules on our television and radio stations, just like they do on commercial stations.

What is a credit? . . .

A credit is the public broadcasting term for a commercial or spot that airs on our television or radio stations.

How can I market my business on public radio or public television? Are there any restrictions on what I can say? . . .

A wide range of clients use public broadcasting very effectively to market themselves.  While there are FCC guidelines that need to be followed, we can help you craft your copy so that it effectively conveys your marketing message to our audience. Our public television stations offer a variety of options (billboards and marketing spots that are 5-, 10-, 30-, 45-, and 60-seconds) and our radio station airs 15-second marketing spots that are read live.  If needed, we can usually tweak or re-edit your television spot to adhere to FCC guidelines, if you provide us with the video components (audio, video, music bed, logos, etc).  We can also work with you to produce a customized spot.

Public broadcasting is too expensive. . . .

Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network is unique because it reaches statewide viewing/listening audiences on television/radio.  Our statewide coverage (link to coverage maps for TV and radio) means that you don’t have to buy several stations/markets to reach the entire state.

Why should my organization do business with the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)? . . .

CPBN is unsurpassed in providing a multi-platform approach to its sponsors.  No other media outlet in Connecticut offers statewide television and radio, a full range of digital options, print, and more. Let us work with you to create a marketing campaign that will help you reach your goals!

Become a sponsor

 

Contact us to review your sponsorship opportunities and customize your media package.

Call our sponsorship team at
(860) 275-7202

Email our sponsorship team with questions at
sponsor@cpbn.org