Attracting national advertising dollars was a cornerstone of WSBA’s revenue. There were many publications and magazines in the twentieth century that served national advertising buyers. One such publication was Sponsor Magazine. In this exhibit we present a full-page advertisement for WSBA from the April 25th, 1959 edition announcing their partnership with national representative Robert E. […]
From the publication Radio Annual we present a rundown of some high level facts about WSBA. This publication was prepared and distributed as a directory for the broadcasting and advertising industries of all management positions at radio stations around the country.
In the early days of radio, attracting national advertising accounts could make up a large portion of a radio station’s annual revenue. Radio stations were typically represented by national advertising firms that would broker advertising contracts for individual radio stations. This advertisement was published in Radio Annual, a directory of all radio stations in the […]