Advertising & Sponsorship

Become a Sponsor

Kootenay Co-op Radio Listeners Are Your Customers.

Member-owned and operated, Kootenay Co-op Radio has been serving West Kootenay communities since 1999. The station has become a treasured and beloved part of everyday life for our listeners and represents the unique spirit of our eclectic region. 

With over 80 hours of original programming created by our passionate team of volunteer hosts each week, KCR is the destination for thousands of local listeners looking for an authentic Kootenay experience.

2023 KCR Rate Card

Who is Listening?

With transmitters in Nelson (93.5 FM), Crawford Bay (96.5 FM), New Denver (107.5 FM), and the Slocan Valley (101.5 FM) KCR reaches a potential audience of over 20,000 people.

According to a 2017 survey by the National Campus and Community Radio Association, listeners to community radio are more likely to be college and/or university educated and have annual household incomes of more than $50,000. In fact, the higher their income, the more likely they are to tune into community radio stations like KCR.

Why Work with KCR?

When you support Kootenay Co-op Radio, you support local.

  • 100 percent member-owned and operated
  • Non-profit society with three staff members and over 50 dedicated volunteers
  • Over 80 hours of original programming every week
  • Nearly 50 original music shows that showcase a wide spectrum of tastes including rock, classical, pop, world, bluegrass, hiphop, country, jazz, and electronic
  • Engaging, thoughtful and compelling current affairs and talk shows that reflect the our region and help people stay informed
  • Broadcast from four main locations in the region plus online streaming
  • Community-driven with annual events that benefit our nonprofit and the people we serve

When you become a KCR sponsor, you become part of this community. We work hand-in-hand with you to craft a radio spot that makes a lasting impact on our thousands of listeners—and tells each one that, like them, you understand the importance of vibrant community media.

Join the Friends Card

We can also talk about adding your business to our KCR Friendship Card program, which gives discounts to KCR members at your business. This is a great way to support KCR while building customer loyalty with your brand.

Learn More About Sponsorship with KCR

To find out more about getting your message out on KCR, contact Amélie Sauquet, our Sponsorship Coordinator!

Email: sponsorship (at) kootenaycoopradio (dot) com
Office: 250.352.9600
Cell: 250.607.1356

See current sponsors and advertisers.

2023 KCR Rate Card

Thank you to our Sponsors