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Travel with Rick Steves Radio Fundraiser Spots

Released March 9, 2020

These Rick Steves fundraiser spots are designed to enhance your local fund drives, with a few salient thoughts from Rick to encourage your listeners to contribute. They can be used at any time, and in any program.

 

# Segment (Length)

1

Huge Fan
inQ: "Hi, I'm Rick Steves and I'm a huge fan of public radio."
outQ: "…why we're asking you to join us right now."

(:38)

2

This is the Station
inQ: "Hi, I'm Rick Steves. And, like you, I value public radio."
outQ: "It's important… for our neighborhoods, and for our nation."

(1:04)

3

Importance of Public Broadcasting
inQ: "Hi, I'm Rick Steves, with a few thoughts…"
outQ: "Thanks for doing your part."

(:45)

3A

Importance, first half
inQ: "Hi, I'm Rick Steves. This public radio station is your oasis…"
outQ: "…making public broadcasting strong, with your support."

(:23)

3B

Importance, second half
inQ: "Hey I'm Rick Steves. Considering the challenges…"
outQ: "Thanks for doing your part."

(:22)

4

Not a Charity
inQ: "Hi, I'm Rick Steves. And, as both a producer and a consumer…"
outQ: "…right now, by offering your support. Thank you."

(:38)

5

Media Choices
inQ: "Hey, I'm Rick Steves. I spend a lot of time traveling…"
outQ: "…and it's here because of you. Thanks!"

(:48)

6

Fellow Citizen
inQ: "Hi, I'm Rick Steves. Why do I support…"
outQ: "You'll be glad you did. Thank you."

(:57)

6A

Fellow Citizen, first half
inQ: "Hey I'm Rick Steves. Why do I support…"
outQ: "…and it's only right that I do."

(:24)

6B

Fellow Citizen, second half
inQ: "Hey I'm Rick Steves. You know, media has never been more powerful…"
outQ: "…flat out good citizenship. How about you?"

(:25)

7

Generic Pitch Spot
inQ: "Hi, I'm Rick Steves. Think of the complexity…"
outQ: "…Thanks for your ongoing support of your public radio station."

(:30)

8A

Membership Drive Closing Riff (mixed with music)
inQ: "We all care…"
outQ: "Thank you so much for making public radio strong, right here in your community."

(1:01)

8B

Membership Drive Closing Riff (vox only)
inQ: "We all care…"
outQ: "Thank you so much for making public radio strong, right here in your community."

(1:01)

 

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Funder Spot 1 — Huge Fan (:38) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 2 — This is the Station (1:04) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 3 — Importance of Public Broadcasting (:45) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 3A — Importance, first half (:23) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 3B — Importance. second half (:22) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 4 — Not a Charity (:38) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 5 — Media Choices (:48) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 6 — Fellow Citizen (:57) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 6A — Fellow Citizen, first half (:24) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 6B  — Fellow Citizen, second half (:25) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 7 — Generic Pitch Spot (:30) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 8A — Membership Drive Closing Riff (mixed) (1:01) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav
Funder Spot 8B — Membership Drive Closing Riff (vox only) (1:01) Download mp3 Download mp2 Download wav