Station Presentation

  1. 2009 Media Kit
  2. Why Radio • Radio reaches 232 million listeners per week. This figure remains consistent on a year to year basis in the face of declining newspaper circulations. • Radio reaches 95% of college graduates on a weekly basis. • 96% of Adults between 25 and 54 years old with a college degree and an annual household income over $50,000 tune into radio over the course of a week. • 1,000,000 people commute to work every day in the Providence Radio Designated Market Area. 960,000 of these commuters are exposed to radio on a weekly basis. • Radio commercials have 80% of the recall power of television commercials but are priced more efficiently. • Research shows that replacing one newspaper advertisement with two radio commercials will increase brand recall 100% with adults between the ages of 18 and 60. Sources: RAEL INC & RADAR 92
  3. Coverage Map Coverage: •3 States •50,000 Watts •159,205 Listeners!
  4. On-air Lineup The Dennis & Callahan Show Hosted by John Dennis and Gerry Callahan. Weekdays 6:00am-10:00am. WEEI – 103.7 FM Providence Hosted by John Dennis and Gerry Callahan, the Dennis & Callahan show first aired in 1997 in the 10a-12p time slot. In September of 1999 the Dennis & Callahan Show, after two successful years on WEEI, was promoted to air during morning drive from 6 AM–10 AM. The D&C show is an interactive sports focused talk show which includes up to the minute sports updates and news headlines. The Dale & Holley Show Hosted by Dale Arnold and Michael Holley. Weekdays 10:00am-2:00pm. WEEI – 103.7 FM Providence The Dale and Holley show has been on-air on WEEI since February 2002 and can be heard from 10am-2pm Monday thru Friday. The show has an interactive sports format and regularly includes the “Touchdown Twins”, Ron Hobson and Kevin Mannix, as guests. With over three decades experience in the sports arena, Dale and Holley offer the information, opinion, and commentary that has captured Boston’s mid-day audience. The Big Show Hosted by Glenn Ordway and Pete Sheppard. Weekdays 2:00pm - 6:00pm. WEEI – 103.7 FM Providence The Big Show, with the Big quot;Oquot;, Glenn Ordway and a variety of co-hosts and characters can be heard Monday through Friday from 2 PM to 6 PM only on SportsRadio 103.7 WEEI. Big Show features include Last Call, Pete Sheppard’s Lock of the Day, Beat the Frauds, and The Whiner Line batting clean-up and closing out The Big Show everyday at 5:45 Big Show co-hosts include former Patriots Fred Smerlas and Steve DeOssie, Boston Herald columnists Steve Buckley and Michael Felger, former Red Sox pitcher Dick Radatz, and longtime Boston sports personality Mike Adams. Planet Mikey Hosted by Mike Adams. Weekdays 7:00pm – 12:am. WEEI – 103.7 FM Providence Mike combines a good strong voice and delivery, a comprehensive knowledge of the sports scene, both local and national, with a passion for the games that the Boston sports fan can truly identify. The popular Planet Mikey can be heard form 7pm-midnight, on Sports Radio 103.7 WEEI, as well as nights following Red Sox broadcasts.
  5. Who Listens To WEEI FM • WEEI FM has 159,205 weekly listeners. • 80% of the total listeners are males. • 67% of the total listeners are married. • 67% of the total listeners are between the ages of 25 and 54. • 43% of the total listeners have a household income over $75,000. • 76% of the total listeners own at least 1 residence. • 64% of the total listeners are employed full time.
  6. King Of Content • WEEI FM is all about exclusive appointment radio. Check out this lineup: Curt Schilling, Jerry Remy, Terry Francona, Ken Rosenthal, Boomer Esiason, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Vince Wilfork, Adam Scheftler, Wes Welker, Vic Carucci, Tedy Bruschi, Peter King, Mike Vrabel, Matt Light, Danny Ainge & Doc Rivers. • WEEI FM is the only radio station in Rhode Island that broadcasts the Boston Red Sox and Boston Celtics games. • The foreground and interactive format of WEEI FM allows for listener created content such as The Whiner Line which is the highest rated :15 minutes of the day.
  7. Regional Network, National Prominence • WEEI is a regional sports radio network. No other sports radio station in the United States can make the same claim. The WEEI brand is so powerful that there is demand throughout New England for our programming. WEEI AM (Boston), WEEI FM (Providence), WVEI FM (Springfield) and WVEI AM (Worcester) provide New England sports fans the place to voice their opinions! • WEEI was the 2006 Marconi Award winner for Major Market Radio Station of the year and Sports Radio Station of the year. • WEEI has been the #1 rated Sports Radio Station in America for 9 consecutive years in terms of the percentage of the area radio listening audience tuned in! • WEEI has been Rick Scott’s Sports Radio Station of the year for 4 consecutive years. • Jason Wolfe was named 2005 Radio Ink Program Director of the year. Source: Arbitron
  8. Champions Of The Community • Sports Radio WEEI is the market leader in regards to supporting local charities. • Since 2001, the WEEI Brand has raised over $7,000,000 for regional charities. – WEEI’s Jimmy Fund Radiothon raised over $4.8 million in 2008 alone – Curt’s Pitch For ALS – Boston Bruins & Boston Celtics Foundations – Good Sports – Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Foundation – Make A Wish Foundation – Genesis Fund – Boys & Girls Clubs of New England – Jimmy Fund Of Rhode Island – Special Olympics Of Rhode Island – American Heart Association – The Neely House
  9. Why Boston Red Sox Radio • Over 97% of New Englanders recognize the Boston Red Sox logo. • Baseball is the original radio sport. With 162 games spread out over 6 months it is impossible to watch all of the games on television. Joe, Dave and Dale can be heard in the car, on the beach and at cookouts throughout New England. • Your company will be associated with the greatness of the Boston Red Sox Brand: Fenway Park, The Green Monster, Ted Williams, Yaz, Roger Clemens, David Ortiz and Josh Beckett. • The Boston Red Sox are on pace to set a Major League Baseball record for consecutive sellouts before the end of the 2008 season. The Red Sox are also the only team in MLB with 2 World Series championships this century.
  10. Why Patriots Monday & Friday • The New England Patriots are the model franchise in professional sports today. Check out this 7 year resume since 2001: 3 Super Bowl Championships, 4 Super Bowl Appearances, 4 AFC Championships, 5 AFC Championship Game Appearances, 6 AFC East Championships, and 14 playoff game victories. • Patriots Monday is all about appointment radio. The interviews are exclusive and one on one with WEEI FM personalities. The lineup includes regional, national and international celebrities like Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Tedy Bruschi and Boomer Esiason. • Patriots Monday is also drive time radio. The QB Hour with Tom Brady airs from 8am to 9am while Bill Belichick joins the Big Show at 5pm each week. • New to WEEI-FM for 2008 is Patriots Friday. Much like Patriots Monday, Patriots Friday will feature exclusive interviews, analysis, and breaking news that only WEEI can deliver. Patriots Friday will feature Vince Wilfork on Dennis & Callahan, followed by Wes Welker, Ben Watson, and Logan Mankins visiting Dale & Holley, and ending with Mike Vrabel and Matt Light making appearances on The Big Show.
  11. Why Boston Celtics Radio • The Boston Celtics are the most successful franchise in the history of the NBA winning a league high 17 World Championships. • Basketball is a great sport for radio. With 82 games spread out over 6 months it is impossible to watch all of the games on television. Sean & Max can be heard all over New England and represent this generation’s Johnny Most. • Tremendous opportunity to build frequency over a 6 month period in a foreground environment. Your message will be heard by a passionate listener! • Your company will be associated with the greatness of the Boston Celtics Brand: Red Auerbach, Bill Russell, Bob Cousy, John Havlicek, Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. • The Celtics sold out every home game during the 2007-2008 season, including the playoffs. They had the best record in the NBA, while also having the biggest single season turnaround in NBA history and winning their NBA record 17th championship.
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