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Information for radio stations becoming affiliates

Making Contact is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on radio stations throughout the US, Canada, and Australia.

Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. Showcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media, Making Contact focuses on the human realities of politics and the connections between local and global events, emphasizing positive and creative ways to solve problems. Making Contact is FREE to noncommercial stations.

Using Making Contact on Your Station

We distribute Making Contact to non-commercial radio stations and online listeners without charge.

Click to download FCC LEGAL radio friendly versions of our shows and promos

If you access the program from our podcast feed or story post, there may be a funding pitch preamble or a show length that’s not exactly 29 min.

About the Promos:

  • We upload program-specific Making Contact promos for stations each week. They are broadcast-quality (128k mp3) and run :59 seconds long.
  • Each promo includes 0:10 end bed for station IDs.  The promos are made permanently available on the radio download page beside each show’s name.