News and Election Coverage

News and Election Coverage

WANT-WCOR keeps listeners informed, airing hourly news reports throughout the day, and live coverage of elections.

World News
WANT-WCOR is an SRN Radio Networks affiliate, with live newscast via satellite at regularly scheduled times, special updates as warranted, and coverage of live events of national importance. Opportunities for advertisers include sponsorship of regularly scheduled hourly ABC newscast, which includes an opening billboard, and commercial spot.*

Local News
Locally, WANT-WCOR News Director Bill Goodman and Newscaster Ron Jordan provide 5 full newscast and 2 news updates every weekday. The local news focuses on events at a state, county, and city level, bringing listeners up to date on what’s happening in their community. Full newscast sponsorship packages include both opening and closing billboards, and a commercial spot within the newscast. Update sponsorships include opening billboard and a commercial spot following the newscast.*

Election Coverage
WANT-WCOR has a long tradition of live election coverage. National, state, and local elections are covered on a local basis, with vote totals from the Wilson County Election Commission office, commentary, and interviews with the candidates. When local voters go to the polls, they know they can count on WANT-WCOR to find out how their community voted. Sponsorship packages include commercial spots during the live broadcast, credits in opening and closing billboards, and mentions in promos prior to the election coverage.*

*All newscast and election coverage sponsorships subject to availability. Adjacencies may be available. Depending on package, some sponsorships may include weekly or daily bonus commercials.

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