Marketing Services

In House Marketing Opportunities

A. Event Artwork: **Free of charge

All dimensions are in pixels (“W” and “H” denote width and height).  Please send this information to Marketing and Box Office Coordinator, Cassandra Marcelo at cmarcelo@ashevillenc.gov.  Please also include a summary of your event which can be included on the event page on the USCC website.

Digital Poster (in Box Office) 1080 W x 1920 H
Website Event Image 300 W x 300 H
Website Banner (Main Page) 1380 W x 543 H
Website Banner (Secondary Pages) 1170 W x 165 H
Facebook/Twitter Cover 1500 W x 500 H
Marquee Sign 208 W x 80 H
Ribbon Board 960 W x 40 H
ExploreAsheville.com 640 W x 480 H

B. Email blast to all U.S. Cellular Center partners: **Free of charge, discount must be offered

  • City employees (2,000)
  • Mission health employees (4,500)
  • UNCA employees (2,500)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College employees (1,100)
  • Buncombe County employees (4,000)
  • Asheville City Schools employees (720)

C. Dedicated email blast to previous venue ticket buyers: $175.00 fee per email

  • Target specific demographics from our 50,000+ person list

D. Boosted localized Facebook post

  • Promoter is responsible for actual boost cost; USCC does not upcharge for this service

E. Ticketmaster Custom Email Notification (CEN): **Free of Charge

  • Must be an exclusive online only sale to Ticketmaster buyers with password.
  • Must offer discount of at least 25% or presale offer
  • Must be scheduled at least three (3) weeks in advance. Subject to availability.

External Marketing Opportunities

Fairway Outdoor Advertising
828.684.1900

Lamar Advertising
828.687.4000 or 800.438.5444

The828.com
828-210-8553
Circulation: 13,000+ / Page Views: 49,544 / Visits: 22,277

Asheville Citizen Times
828-232-6007
Circulation: 138,504

Asheville Scene
828-232-6007
Circulation: 138,504

Bold Life Magazine
828-231-2328
Circulation: 65,000

Carolina Home + Garden Magazine
828-231-2328
Circulation: 50,000

EverWondr Media
336-897-9488
Circulation: 80,000+

Hendersonville Lightning
828.421.5399
Circulation: 12,000+

Hendersonville Times-News
828.692.0505
Circulation: 15,000

IWANNA
828.274.8888
Circulation: 149,000

The Laurel of Asheville
828.380.2276
Circulation: 80,000

Mountain Xpress
828.251.1333
Circulation: 27,087

For radio, Asheville has its own Arbitron rating (Spring Book).  However, only major shows will draw people from Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina, which is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes away.  Below are various television and radio stations in these areas.

ASHEVILLE, NC

AM Stations:

News Radio 570 (WWNC) – Western North Carolina’s News and Information Station
828.257.2700
Advertisement Rep: Terri-Lynn Queen

880 The Revolution (WPEK) Asheville’s Progressive Talk
828.257.2700
Advertisement Rep: Terri-Lynn Queen

970 ESPN Radio (WYSE) It’s About The Sports
828.240.1310
Advertisement Rep: Dawn Creasman

1230 Wilkins Radio (WSKY) Christian Radio That Changes The Way You Live
828.251.2000
Advertisement Rep: Dawn Creasman

1310 ESPN Sports (WISE) It’s About The Sports
828.240.1310
Advertisement Rep: Dawn Creasman

FM Stations:

88.1 Public Radio (WCQS) Western North Carolina Public Radio
828.253.6875
Advertisement Rep: Steve Busy

Mix 96.5 (WOXL) Contemporary Adult Radio
828.259.9695
Advertisement Rep: Dawn Creasman

97.7 The Brew (WKSFHD2) We Play Everything In Asheville
828.257.2700
Advertisement Rep: Terri-Lynn Queen

98.1 The River (WOXL) Different Is Good
828.259.9695
Advertisement Rep: Dawn Creasman

99.9 Kiss Country (WKSF) Hit Country
828.257.2700
Advertisement Rep: Terri-Lynn Queen

Star 104.3 (WQNQ) Asheville’s Hit Music
828.257.2700
Advertisement Rep: Terri-Lynn Queen

Rock 105.1 (WQNS) Asheville’s Rock Station
828.577.2700
Advertisement Rep: Terri-Lynn Queen

105.9 The Mountain (WTMT) Everything That Rocks
828.259.9695
Advertisement Rep: Dawn Creasman

GREENVILLE, SC

90.9 FM (WGUC) – Oldies
864.242.4660

91.7 FM (WTBI) – Tabernacle Ministries Radio
864.269.2760

92.5 FM (WESC) – Old Time Country
864.242.4600

93.3 FM (WTPT) – Mainstream Rock
828.808.4538

93.7 FM (WFBC) – Top 40
828.808.4538

96.7 FM (WBZT) – Rock
800.248.0863

98.1 FM (WHZT) – Top 40
864.232.9810

98.9 FM (WSPA) – Adult Contemporary
828.808.4538

100.5 FM (WSSL) – Hot New Country
828.257.2700

101.1 FM (WROQ) – Classic Rock
828.808.4538

102.5 FM (WMYI) – Adult Contemporary
828.257.2700

106.3 FM (WYRD) – News/Talk/Sports
828.808.4538

107.3 FM (WJMZ) – Urban, Contemporary, R&B, Rap
864.235.1073

Other Western North Carolina Radio Stations

BREVARD, NC

720 AM (WGCR) – Gospel
828.884.3300

CANTON, NC

920 AM (WPTL) – Real Country
828.648.3576

HENDERSONVILLE, NC

1450 AM (WHKP) – News, Talk, Community-Oriented
828.693.9061

1600 AM (WTZQ) – Timeless Classics
828.692.1600

MARION, NC

1250 AM (WBRM) – Country Music
828.652.9500

SPINDALE, NC

88.7 FM (WNCW) – World Café, Alternative, News
828.287.8000

SYLVA, NC

680 AM (WRGC) – Yesterday’s Hits, Today’s Favorites
828.586.2221

Channel 13 – WLOS (ABC)
Asheville, NC
828.684.1340

Channel 40 – WBSC (IND)
Asheville, NC
828.684.1340

Channel 7 – WSPA (CBS)
Spartanburg, SC
864.576.7777

Spectrum Reach Asheville
Asheville, NC
828.505.7602

National TV Spots Inc.
Asheville, NC
949.290.8086

UNC-TV – WUNF (PBS)
Asheville, NC
919.549.7000

ABC News 13 - WLOS

Sam Fee
Account Executive
sfee@sbgtv.com
828-242-2595

Media Kit [PDF]

Asheville Citizen Times

Kelly Clark
Account Executive
kclark4@ashevill.gannett.com
828-210-6090

Digital Media Kit [PDF]
Modular Size Sheet [PDF]

Asheville Meg-a-Deal Powered by The828.com

Meg Hale Brunton
Asheville Deal Specialist
mbrunton@avlradio.com
828-210-8553

Meg-a-Deal One-sheet [PDF]

Asheville Radio Group

Dawn Creasman
Senior Marketing Consultant
dcreasman@avlradio.com
828-210-8590

Media Kit [PDF]

Asheville Scene

Kelly Clark
Account Executive
kclark4@ashevill.gannett.com
828-210-6090

Media Kit [PDF]

Bold Life Magazine

Trish Howey
Advertising Consultant
trish@boldlife.com
828-231-2328

Media Kit [PDF]

Buncombe Co. Schools: School&Family Magazine

Cameron Keith
Advertising Representative
cameron@fundelights.com
888-464-1207

Media Kit [PDF]

Carolina Home + Garden Magazine

Trish Howey
Advertising Consultant
trish@boldlife.com
828-231-2328

Media Kit [PDF]

Creative Loafing Charlotte

Aaron Stamey
Business Development
astamey@clclt.com
704-522-8334 ext. 118

Media Kit [PDF]

EverWondr Media

Michelle Nelson
Account Director
sales@everwondr.com
336-897-9488

Media Kit [PDF]

Fairway Outdoor Advertising Asheville

George Dunham
Account Executive
george.dunham@fairwayoutdoor.com
828-674-0068

Poster Sheet [PDF]
Rotary Package [PDF]
Digital Billboard Network [PDF]

Hendersonville Lightning

Melanie Matteson
Advertising Director
ads@hendersonvillelightning.com
828-421-5399

Media Kit [PDF]
Ad Size Chart [PDF]

iHeart Media Asheville

Terri-Lynn Queen
Account Executive
terrilynnqueen@iheartmedia.com
828-210-1712

Media Kit [PDF]

Lamar Outdoor Advertising Asheville

Joseph Mickey
Account Executive
jmickey@lamar.com
828-687-4000

Media Kit [PDF]

The Laurel of Asheville

Shannon Taylor
Account Executive
Shannon@thelaurelofasheville.com
828-380-2276

Media Kit [PDF]
2016 Production Schedule [PDF]

National TV Spots Inc.

Cindy Seide
Senior Media Consultant
cindys@nationaltvspots.com
949-290-8086

Media Kit [PDF]

Spectrum Reach Asheville

Samantha Brock
Account Executive
samantha.brock@chartercom.com
828-505-7602

Media Kit [PDF]

WCQS - Asheville's NPR Station

Steve Busey
Director of Underwriting
sbusey@wcqs.org
828-210-4816

Media Kit [PDF]

WNC Parent Magazine

Kelly Clark
Account Executive
kclark4@ashevill.gannett.com
828-210-6090

Media Kit [PDF]

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