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 

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!

Andy Williams Moon River Theatre
B Sew Inn
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Ballew Saw & Tool Inc.
Bambino’s Cafe 
Bank of Mansfield 
Bass Pro
BNSF Railway Foundation
Branson Scenic Railway
Botany Shop

Candy House Gourmet Chocolates 
Center for Plastic Surgery at Ferrell Duncan Clinic 
Central Trust and Investment Co.
Classic Wood Floors
Community Foundation of the Ozarks
Drury University
EaglePicher Technologies
Empire Bank
Empire District Electric Co. 
Evangel University
George Washington Carver Birthplace Assn.
Gillenwaters Developers
Gillioz Theatre 
The Goddard School
Hammons Products Co.
Hazelrigg Automotive
Laura Ingalls Wilder Home Assn.
Lemmons Family Charitable Trust
Little Angels Learning Academy 
Little Grins Dental
Little Spanish Playschool 
Lucas Oil Speedway
Mansfield Home Centers
Margie Pearl’s Fabric 
Mattax Neu Prater Eye Center
McKinney Bedding Co.
Mercy Hospital Springfield, MO 
Mercy Children’s Hospital Springfield, MO 
Mercy Clinic-Eye Specialists Springfield, MO
Missouri Southern State University
Missouri State College of Arts & Letters 
Missouri State College of Natural and Applied Sciences
Missouri State Department of Political Science 
Missouri State Evening College Plus 
Missouri State Graduate College
Missouri State Public Affairs Conference
Missouri State Theatre and Dance Department 
MOST 529 College Savings Plan 
New-Mac Electric Cooperative 
O’Reilly Auto Parts 
Ozark Area Racers Foundation 
Ozark Mountain Players 
Penmac Staffing Services 
Ralph Foster Museum at College of the Ozarks
Relics Antique Mall
RLB Financial 
Rotary District 6080 
Ruth I. Kolpin Foundation 
Silver Creek Galleria 
Slusher Foundation
Smith Flooring Inc.
Springfield Branson National Airport
Springfield Business Journal
Springfield Drury Civic Orchestra 
Springfield Little Theatre
Springfield’s Best 
Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Temple Israel and Friends
The Quilted Cow 
Titanic Museum
Tower Grove Center 
C. W. Titus Foundation 
Waverly House Gifts and Gallery
Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Foundation 
WGU Missouri
Youth of the Ozarks Thrift Store