NPR Presents

Connecting with Audiences Across America and the Globe

Through robust and strategic multi-platform events, NPR fosters two-way conversations and intimate storytelling with audiences in key markets across the country. Branded events are produced in topic areas ranging from performing arts and culture to financial reporting.

NPR Presents explores opportunities for event sponsorship extensions with sponsors in key markets, including NPR Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Culture & Comedy

Amplify your brand with NPR's lighter side. Programs like Ask Me Another and Pop Culture Happy Hour offer sponsors prominent on-site recognition, product display and more.

Issues & Ideas

Michel Martin: Going There and Generation Listen connect audiences with intimate gatherings, offering sponsors targeted reach in key markets across the nation.

NPR Music

Dynamic live event activation opportunities include co-branded, distributable content, product displays and more in NPR Music programs, like First Listen and Microphone Check.

Amplify your brand by aligning with NPR programs like Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, Generation Listen and NPR Music’s All Songs Considered, to deliver memorable experiences to NPR audiences nationwide.


Explore NPR’s Music, Comedy & Culture Events

"What happens off-microphone is often funnier. [Peter] Sagal keeps the audience amused and informed." – The Chicago Reader, on Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me

“Excellent weekly podcast. It’s a lively, intelligent, enjoyably upbeat affair, driven by enthusiasm and wit.” – The Telegraph, on Pop Culture Happy Hour

"Sitting in the audience may have been more fun than being on stage — you could play along without the pressure." – Indy Week, on Ask Me Another

"I thank you for putting together a flawless First Listen event and for accommodating the hundreds of fans that stood in line for this righteous night." – Nicole Magazine, on First Listen Live featuring Miguel

"Masters of the Latin alternative music radio world, Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd, are blowing up the airwaves." – USA Today, on Alt.Latino

Sponsor Live Events with NPR

Sponsors can align their brands with dynamic events nationwide along with NPR’s culture & comedy, issues & ideas, and music programs. Robust event activation packages include:

  • Co-branded, distributable content
  • Pre-show VIP reception
  • Prominent on-site recognition
  • Product display
  • Recognition in event promotion, including targeted, in-market promotion
  • Event access for special guests and sponsor social fan networks
  • Social media recognition