Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me! National Sponsorship Opportunity

Our congratulations and thanks to Youth For Understanding USA for their sponsorship of the Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! event!


Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! is coming to the Fox Theatre in Detroit on Thursday, June 15th, 2017!

This is your opportunity to support one of the most popular shows on NPR with a national credit read live during the recorded show at Fox Theatre and heard on the national broadcast on June 17th and rebroadcast June 18th.

Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! is a weekly NPR News quiz show hosted by Peter Sagal and Bill Kurtis, featuring famous guests each week. Listeners test their knowledge against guests while figuring out what’s real news and what’s made up.  Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! is aired on over 700 stations and heard by more than 4 million listeners across the country.


Your national sponsorship includes:

National On-Air Recognition

  • Your nationwide underwriting credit on the national broadcast of WWDTM:

    • One credit read live during mid-show intermission to the audience at Fox Theatre on June 15th and aired to the NPR national audience June 17th and in repeat broadcast June 18th

    • Aired on 700+ stations across the country

    • Heard by over 4 million listeners

    • Credit example: “We get support from Company XYZ, working to provide ABC’s to teachers in Michigan and across the country”


Local On-Air Recognition

  • 30 spots on Michigan Radio

    • Broad Rotator, Mon-Sun 6a-11p running 6/4/17-6/17-17 ($3,000 value)

    • Credit example: “Support for Michigan Radio and Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me comes from Company XYZ, working to provide ABC’s to teachers in Michigan and across the country”


Additional Recognition at the Event

  • Sponsor logo on signage in the Fox Theatre lobby and at the post-show reception with our Michigan Radio donors and guests.

  • Opportunity to distribute information, samples, coupons at the Michigan Radio info table in the Fox Theatre lobby by your company representative.

  • Sponsor logo and website link on Michigan Radio’s WWDTM webpage

  • 2 tickets to the show and post-show reception


Total Investment: $12,000


Don’t Wait Wait!  Contact us today to secure your national sponsorship of Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!