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KLRN Delivers

KLRN offers a broad reach throughout South Central Texas. Through TV, online and event sponsorship opportunities, KLRN can deliver your message to a large, highly desirable audience.

Partnering with KLRN Connects You to Viewers
When you partner with KLRN, you have the daily opportunity to tell viewers —  successful, educated and active — that you value programming that teaches, inspires and broadens horizons, as well as entertains. It also demonstrates that you share a commitment to an organization that serves the local community. Our viewers build a strong connection to you as a KLRN partner, and it’s a connection that often results in our viewers supporting your business.

Partnering Equals Results

  • Delivers Return on Your Investment
  • Builds Brand Loyalty & Trust
  • Cultivates Clients and Consumers
  • Shows Your Good Corporate Citizenship

Associate Your Company with Matchless Trust
PBS’ commitment to use media for the public good has earned the trust and respect of the American people.  PBS ranks #1 in public trust for the eighth consecutive year.

No other media company is more dedicated to our viewers, democracy and our culture than PBS. KLRN welcomes all to explore the worlds of science, nature and history, shares multiple perspectives and invites audiences to experience the arts in ways that may not otherwise be possible. PBS viewers feel that companies that support public television have a commitment to quality and excellence.
In fact,

  • 73% of PBS viewers said PBS sets the standard of quality for television.
  • 57% of PBS viewers agree that underwriters are usually industry leaders.

Source: 2006 PBS-commissioned Harris Interactive study

Expand Your Reach
Your target audience can view PBS without subscribing to cable or satellite. 
KLRN reaches 410,346 households daily, including multicultural communities, families, kids, teachers and active and engaged Texans. 

KLRN is simply the best way to reach:

  • Opinion Leaders
  • Decision Makers
  • High Income Households
  • Educated Citizens

Click here to view KLRN's DEMOGRAPHICS (pdf)


On-Air Sponsorship

Program Sponsorship

A partnership with KLRN is much more than traditional advertising. It is a marketing opportunity that allows you to align your brand with the high impact programs we air. Each year, hundreds of organizations reach millions of viewers through their support of public television.
A KLRN partnership package offering program-specific sponsorships and/or run of schedule sponsorships can be tailored to complement your marketing goals and to help ensure that you reach your target audience. Edited from an existing spot or created fresh by KLRN’s professional producers, your on-air recognition will be broadcast to nearly three million viewers in 410,346 households throughout 30 South Central Texas counties.

Partnership Benefits

  • High quality, award-winning programming
  • Uncluttered environment allowing your message to stand out
  • Category exclusivity
  • Desirable hard-to-reach audience who are educated, active, affluent and engaged in our community
  • Association with the PBS name

Click here to view KLRN's CREATIVE GUIDELINES (pdf)

To take advantage of this unique and valuable marketing tool, please contact Nicole Groves at ngroves@klrn.org. You can also call 210-270-9000.

Production Sponsorship


Fiesta Parades


Texas Week


Event Sponsorship

KLRN event sponsorship provides the opportunity for on-air promotion and personal contact with potential customers while making a highly visible contribution to the local community.

As a KLRN event sponsor you:

  • Gain valuable exposure to a desirable audience
  • Benefit the local community
  • Help KLRN continue its mission to “enrich the lives of people throughout South Central Texas” through quality programming and services

Annual Event Sponsorship

San Antonio Wine Festival
February | Avg. Attendance 3,000

Kerrville Wine Tasting

September | Avg. Attendance 200

Laredo Wine Tasting

April | Avg. Attendance 200

Blazing Gavels (Live Televised Auction)
June | 30 county broadcast

Chef Series
Spring & Fall | Avg. Attendance 200

For more information on how to promote your business or organization with KLRN, please contact John Costello, 210-270-9000 or jcostello@klrn.org


Other Sponsorship Opportunities

PBS Kids Go! Writer’s Contest

Financial Literacy Outreach Workshops

Raising Readers

Membership Challenge
You and your employees are invited to join KLRN on the air every March during the annual Membership Challenge. In recognition of your challenge gift to the station, you will receive frequent mentions of your company on the air, two live interviews with a company spokesperson, underwriting credits for an entire pledge evening, and an opportunity for team building and fun.

General & In-Kind Support
The power of public television can be yours no matter how you choose to support KLRN. You may want to offer an annual gift in support of the station simply because it is a valuable community resource. Or perhaps you are able to provide services to offset our operating expenses. We welcome all types and levels of support and encourage you to become a KLRN Business Partner because you value public television.

Corporate Sponsors
Updated 6/17/2013

The following local community-minded companies who support KLRN and underwrite outstanding programs, series, and special events. We invite you to support those who help KLRN enrich the lives of so many.

On-Air Programming Sponsors

Blazing Gavels Auction

Wine Events

Kerrville Wine Tasting

  • Bank of the Hills
  • Sheftall's Jewelry

Laredo Wine Tasting

  • Falcon International Bank
  • BBVA Compass
  • Commerce Bank
  • Texas A&M International University
  • Laredo Energy

San Antonio Wine Festival

Visit sawinefest.com for a complete list of participating restaurants and sponsors.



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