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Underwriting is a message of corporate support for the quality of programs found only on Arizona Public Media®.
Sandra Riggins

Sandra Riggins

General Sales Manager

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Pat Shallenbarger

Pat Shallenbarger

Account Executive

Public broadcasting attracts premium audiences. Educated, affluent and cultured, they are far more likely to be business leaders and decision-makers. These audiences are continually under-delivered by commercial media because they are more selective in their viewing and listening habits.

Media Properties

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PBS 6 – Many of the best programs on television, including The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, Nature, NOVA, Sesame Street and Arizona Illustrated, continue in High Definition (HD) on KUAT Channel 6-1 and KUAS Channel 27-1 (Cox 706, Comcast 220).

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ReadyTV – offers life-long learning through the best in how-to, travel and lifestyle programming, including favorites like This Old House, Simply Ming and Rick Steve’s Travels all on one channel, 24 hours a day. ReadyTV is offered on Channel 6-3, Cox 82 and Comcast 201.

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V-me - the first Spanish-language, public television service offers a wide variety of familiar and new titles to audiences en Español. Titles include Viva Voz, Sesiones, and Plaza Sesamo. V-me is provided on Channel 6-2, Cox 81, Comcast 202.

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PBS Kids – provides a 24/7 children’s program service made up of the programs from the recognized leader in children’s educational programming PBS. Titles include perennial favorites from Sesame Street and Arthur to Reading Rainbow and Word Girl. PBS Kids is available on Channel 27-2, Cox 80, Comcast 200.

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World – offers non-fiction, documentary and news programming, including current PBS staples like NOVA, Frontline and The Newshour with Jim Lehrer in addition to titles mined from the rich public television program library. World is available on Channel 27-3. Discussions are under way for digital cable carriage.

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UA Channel – provides a unique mix of public television titles along with community service programs and a growing cadre of titles including lectures, seminars and events from the campus of The University of Arizona. The UA Channel is available to cable customers on Cox 116 and Comcast 76.

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NPR 89.1 FM/1550 AM offers National Public Radio’s finest – Morning Edition, Car Talk, All Things Considered, Talk of the Nation, Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me, and Whad’ya Know. NPR 89.1 also offers local, national, and international news coverage, Arizona Spotlight on Fridays, and jazz programming in the evening.

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Classical 90.5/89.7 FM offers timeless classical music and exceptional specials like Community Concerts, recitals, and concerts recorded live in Southern Arizona.