Monday, 25 March 2013 00:17



 Community Service … Teambuilding … Camaraderie … Fun … Awareness

Volunteer for WNED WBFO: Your Public Broadcasting Station!

Join the many volunteers who help make WNED | WBFO come alive through station promotion, community outreach and fundraising activities. Join this dynamic group of people to give a hand or learn new skills. Work with fantastic people and contribute to a valuable community resource, your PBS station WNED ǀ WBFO. It’s fun! It’s challenging!  It’s creative!

Whatever your interest, there’s a role for you. Previous experience is not necessary — we’ll train you. 

TV and Radio Campaigns
During the campaigns, volunteers record pledges called in by viewers/listeners. The task is essential, but also great fun. Refreshments are provided. Open to volunteers age 15 or older.

Special Events
Volunteers help out with our special events. Recent examples include the Antique’s Home Show, Blues Bash, Buffalo City Forum presentations, and premieres of WNED ǀ WBFO-produced productions.

Bring in your Group: Our ‘Thank You’ Package


Would you like to see your organization featured on TV?

WNED ǀ WBFO offers a prime opportunity for organizations that provide 10 or more volunteers for TV Membership Campaigns.

As a thank you, each group receives:

  • On-air acknowledgements, group and individual camera shots
  • A full-color graphic with your logo shown live on-air
  • An on-air interview with a spokesperson from your organization, providing the opportunity to share your mission, product or service
  • An acknowledgement on with a link to your website
  • A unique teambuilding activity for employees

Join Us

Find out more:

Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete our online Volunteer Registration Form.

Or by mail:
140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo NY 14202

Phone: (716) 845-7025
Information For Our Volunteers (pdf - 317kb)


WNED ǀ WBFO would like to thank the following organizations for their support:


We would also like to thank the following for providing dinner for volunteers and staff:



Published in Volunteer
Monday, 25 March 2013 00:16




Connecting Your Business with People Who Shape Western New York and Southern Ontario


 Read What our Sponsors are Saying About WNED



Delivering the highest concentration of educated, affluent and influential citizens, WNED-TV, ThinkBright and Well TV, WBFO-FM 88.7 and Classical 94.5 WNED offer unparalleled marketing opportunities in Western New York and Southern Ontario.

Your company's sponsorship messages provide you with an unrivaled reach to an influential, well-positioned, highly educated audience. Your message will reach into the homes, automobiles and offices of consumer and business decision makers that regard your message as a statement of character from a company that supports public broadcasting just like they do.

Our listeners and viewers are your clients, customers, patrons and employees. They will respond to your message and visit your establishment, do business with you, and thank you for your support of public broadcasting. It's a testament to the incredible loyalty which public broadcasting enjoys - a loyalty that is unique in the marketing community. 

Your sponsorship represents a unique opportunity for your company to enhance its corporate image and demonstrate a commitment to the community. You’ll be aligned with excellent, trusted programs and, at the same time, reach your specific target markets.


Timeless Music          Timely News




Our radio and television stations deliver news and entertainment, classical masterpieces and program specials that attract a highly desirable demographic.

WBFO-FM 88.7 carries trusted, national and international news including programs such as "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered "- while the station’s own team of award-winning radio journalists cover state and regional issues with the same insightful perspective.

Classical 94.5 WNED presents music for the heart, mind, and spirit. It is an entertaining mix of classical music, combined with informative commentary, providing daily companionship, inspiration and respite from life’s stresses. The station serves as a guide to the local arts and cultural events, and its educational outreach programs, "Classics for Kids" and "From the Top"  introduces classical music to the next generation.

WNED-TV and ThinkBright and Well / WORLD TV enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate our communities with programming 24 hours a day. "NOVA," "Frontline" and "PBS NewsHour" captivate the viewer; "Masterpiece!" entertains and delights; "Sesame Street" fuels the imagination of children of all ages. 



A Dynamic Audience  


Our stations attract a loyal audience from all walks of life. They are highly educated, culturally passionate and concerned about the issues facing their community and the world at large. 



No Matter Where Your Business is Located, It Should Be Here 


WNED | WBFO Works >>


Request Underwriting and Sponsorship Information
Gordon Bayliss, Vice President, Sales and Marketing
716-845-2201 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Published in Underwriting
Monday, 25 March 2013 00:15


WNED|WBFO's audience remains our largest and most important source of funding.

When you make your donation, consider becoming a WNED ǀ WBFO Monthly Giver. It takes little effort, and your dollars will go a long way to support the programming you love. Each station has its own membership, so if you enjoy more than one of our stations, please consider supporting each of them.

Monthly Giving >>
make an ongoing monthly contribution - select your favorite station(s) below:


Single Donation >>
donate with a lump sum contribution - select your favorite station(s) below:


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