A good business decision!

Becoming an underwriter of Ozarks Public Television allows you to reach your target audience efficiently and effectively.  You can break through the clutter of commercial television and put your message in front of a specific audience including nature-lovers, do-it-yourselfers, parents of young children, and many more.  OPT viewers value and trust our programming and sponsors. 

  • 74% of PBS viewers feel that companies that sponsor PBS have a commitment to quality and excellence
  • 61% of PBS viewers say that PBS sets the standard of quality television
  • 70% of PBS viewers would choose to buy a product from a company that supports PBS, all other things being equal

Other local businesses are already experiencing the benefits of using OPT in their marketing programs.

In addition to on-air announcements, sponsors can be recognized on 

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities here.

Download a copy of our media kit here

Underwriting representatives work personally with each client on the components of their messages and scheduling details.  For more information about adding OPT to your marketing plan, contact someone from Corporate Support.

Kristy Taylor

Ted Quirk

Thank You to our Underwriters & Supporters!

All Hours Plumbing
B Sew Inn
Bambino’s Cafe 
Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown, P.C.
Center for Plastic Surgery at Ferrell Duncan Clinic 
Central Trust and Investment Co.
Christian County Library Foundation
Citizen’s Memorial Hospital
Classic Wood Floors
Community Foundation of the Ozarks
Drury University
Empire District Electric Co. 
Freeman Health Systems
Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home
Great Southern Bank
Hammons Products Co.
Historic Gillioz Theatre 
Husch Blackwell
James Country Mercantile
The Kids Directory
Larson Law Firm
Lemmons Family Charitable Trust
Liberty Utilities
Margie Pearl’s Fabric 
Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center
Mid-Missouri Bank
Missouri State University College of Arts & Letters 
Missouri State University College of Humanities & Public Affairs
Missouri State University College of Natural and Applied Sciences
Missouri State University Department of English
Missouri State University Department of Political Science 
Missouri State University Public Affairs Conference
Nesbitt Construction
Neighbor’s Mill Bakery and Cafe
The Quilted Cow
Ralph Foster Museum at College of the Ozarks
Relics Antique Mall
Ruth I. Kolpin Foundation 
Smith Flooring Inc.
Springfield Branson National Airport
Springfield Business Journal
Springfield Department of Environmental Services
Springfield Drury Civic Orchestra 
Springfield Little Theatre
Springfield’s Best 
Springfield Greene County Library District
Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Sunbelt Environmental Services
Sunbelt Solar
Taneyhills Community Library
The Quilted Cow 
C. W. Titus Foundation 
Waverly House Gifts and Gallery
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Foundation 
Youth of the Ozarks Thrift Store