Public Service Announcement (PSA)

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“Evergreen PSAs” are pre-recorded non-changing and not for specific one-time events, but to promote non-profit organizations or groups, generally.

Q: “But I just want to advertise an even my group is holding!”

A: “Great! Then visit our event submission page (yes, that is free too).”

Only 1 free PSA (15 or 30 seconds long) may be produced by CJMP. Note that  there are accompanying fees only if changes are ever required to the evergreen PSA. You can always ask that a PSA be removed, free of charge.

Community Engagement is a both a big part of Powell River Community Radio Society’s radio license, and also very much in line with our purposes and values.

We invite community groups, whether or not incorporated, whose mandate is to provide services or to organize events for the benefit of the community, and which does not divide profits among shareholders or other interested parties to request an “evergreen” Public Service Announcements (PSAs), produced free of charge.

Fill in the form below to get the process started toward your FREE 15 second or 30 second evergreen Public Service Announcement (PSA) to promote your organization. Want US to write your “evergreen” PSA script? Sure! Just email events@cjmp.ca

 

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CJMP and PRCRS reserve the right to reject any request for PSAs and retain the right to cease airing your PSA at any time.

TIPS: Remember to hit the 5W’s + H :

  • Who (mention your organization’s name;’ the population you serve)
  • What (your purpose; what you do or protect)
  • Where (your location/ website/phone/ where you meet)
  • Why (why support your group) 
  • When  (when are your meetings + 
  • How (how can people help you achieve your goals)

Sample 30-second PSA in rotation on CJMP right now, for the Powell River Public Library

Sample 30-second radio script. 

“It’s right in your own backyard. While it may be hard to believe, roughly five million Americans don’t even know where their next meal will come from. In communities just like yours, there are many who need help. Join people across the country who are coming together with AARP Create the Good, to end hunger. Start today. It can be as easy as giving food or money to your local area food bank, or getting tips to start your own food drive.Whatever level of involvement is right for you, we’ve made it simple to find and help people in your area. So get involved. Go to www.createthegood.org/hunger.”

Your PSA will air a minimum of four times per week throughout our broadcast schedule between 6:00 AM and 12:00 midnight. There is a $50 production fee for changes to an approved PSA or additional PSAs beyond the free initial one.

Special Event PSAs: Organizations with an existing PSA can advertise up to four special events per year for just $30 each. A Special Event PSA replaces an existing PSA in the rotation. Perfect for that big fundraiser! Please note that a Special Event PSA requires a minimum of three weeks production time before the first air date.

If you need help coming up with your message, email events(at) cjmp (dot) ca