Underwriting the Auction

As an underwriter of the WVIZ/PBS Live Televised Auction, you’ll be associated with one of Northeast Ohio’s most respected, prestigious and visible non-profit organizations. Sponsorship provides you with exposure to the public television audience, an exclusive, influential and educated audience with a high annual income. You’ll reach the supporters of the WVIZ/PBS Live Televised Auction: thousands of volunteers, donors, bidders and buyers - people who are active and involved in their community and consumers who are ready to buy.

The WVIZ/PBS Live Televised Auction is Northeastern Ohio’s only televised auction. It is the community’s biggest, most unique shopping adventure, providing a fun-filled shopping spree for enthusiastic viewers who tune in to watch, bid and buy. Thousands of donated items and services are sold during this televised event.

Tax-deductible underwriting grants begin at $6,000 for a four-hour sponsorship. Underwriters receive a multi-media mix of promotional benefits that include:

  • Presentation of valuable pre-produced on-air TV spots
  • Live, on-air copy about your company
  • Opportunity for staff involvement
  • Online promotion
  • Prominent signage in WVIZ/PBS studios
  • Print promotion
  • And much more

For more info, call Lori Marks at 216-916-6284 or send an e-mail to lori.marks@ideastream.org.

Download this list of Auction underwriting benefits.

2017 WVIZ/PBS Live Televised Auction Underwriters

WVIZ/PBS would like to thank the following community-minded corporations for their underwriting commitment to the 2017 WVIZ/PBS Live Televised Auction.

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