KSVY 91.3 FM Sonoma

THE VOICE OF THE VALLEY

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The Morning Show

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KSVY 91.3 FM Sonoma

THE VOICE OF THE VALLEY

Mondays on

The Morning Show

Learn More
Visit KSVY Website

What’s The Morning Show?

Broadcast live every weekday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Pacific Time.

It’s talk radio, with a variety of guest segments every 20 minutes.

KSVY is a non-commercial, community radio station for the benefit of Sonoma Valley listeners.

Its mission, in part, is to bring the listener the tapestry of life in the Sonoma Valley by providing live radio presentations (and TV on its sister station SonomaTV) of vital community and government meetings, town halls, debate forums, and other matters of community interest.

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Service Area & Demographics

Broadcast at 91.3 FM

> 450 sq. miles,  > 160,000 people

Online/Streaming

Tune in at ksvy.org.

Additional Info

As a nonprofit, KSVY isn’t eligible to meet Arbitron’s Minimum Report Standards (MRS), and therefore it is not included in their Radio Market Report.
For more information on Sonoma Valley’s demographics and statistics, see these sources:

SONOMA VALLEY COMMUNITY PROFILE Demographics Report
SONOMA VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Community Profile
U.S. Census Bureau, Sonoma County Quick Facts

📻  About the Show  🎙️

With a mix of local and long-distance guests, the show’s participants include business owners and executives, local government officials, nonprofit directors, authors, musicians and more. If guests can help the Sonoma Valley community, spreading the word via the Morning Show may be a great way to connect with Sonomans.

Some shows are structured with a single theme (climate change, health/wellness, affordable housing) while others offer an eclectic mix of guests and topics.

I book guests based upon their fit to our audience and station mission (see above). I also engineer and host the show (with periodic guest co-hosts). It gets busy!

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View from the controls. Yep, I think I could fly a 747 from here…

Producing a weekly two-hour live radio show requires organization, which is why I’ve answered a few Frequently Asked Questions below. Just about everything you need to know is on this page…

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Frequently Asked Questions

KSVY’s web staff have limited resources. As a web designer myself, and the one who books guests on my show, it’s easiest to address questions here. Cornucopia Creations is my website and graphic design company. Feel free to poke around!

You can see some of the requirements in the information higher on this page. Bottom line: Do you have something to say? Are you articulate? Is your information valuable to Sonomans? Then you’re likely on the right track.

The FCC prohibits bad language. No swearing, no “bad words,” and no mention of a specific price. Also because KSVY is a nonprofit community radio station, it is prohibited from selling. You should not say, “Check out my product,” or “Buy my service,” or “It’s only $19.95.” You can suggest listeners learn more on your website, social channels, phone number, email. But the bottom line is to be helpful to listeners and not sound as if you are promoting.

You cannot offer free tickets “to the 12th caller” or to someone who emails you. These offers are available only on commercial radio stations. Not KSVY.

The show is usually booked out approx. 8 weeks. There are exceptions and (of course) last minute cancellations. Just ask.

All guests local and long-distance appear via Zoom or call in. (Audio quality is best on Zoom.) Once scheduled you will be sent the Zoom link and phone-in number. Confirmation reminders are sent automatically by the KSVY scheduling system approximately 72 hours ahead of your appearance. Due to the pandemic, in-person guest appearances are prohibited for health safety purposes.

Please note: Only the audio is broadcast from Zoom. You can appear in your jammies, or by the pool. No need to put up a pretty background or wear makeup. 😉

A great conversation! How do you guarantee that? Start with solid preparation:

  • Do you have a speaker sheet? This may include the highlights – name, business or book (or album) title and details
  • What’s your key message in 1-2 sentences?
  • Include your bio. How long? The longer your bio, the less time we have to talk about your topic. A 2-3 sentence bio is just about right so we can get to your message.
  • Details – Do you have a bullet list of key points you’d like to address? Or, do you want to provide a list of questions for me to ask you? I’m here to make you look good. Provide the tools to hit the points you believe are important.
  • Time – Remember you’ve only got approx. 16 minutes for your segment. Use the time wisely.
  • Ending – I’ll repeat your name and contact information (and/or book title) to ensure listeners are reminded. You may also wish to prepare a brief closing statement under 30 seconds.

Friend me on Facebook and/or Instagram. I usually only have time to promote the show with one post on Sunday ahead of the Monday show. Feel free to cross-post or share my post to your own friends, fans and followers. If we’ve connected on these social channels I will attempt to tag you in the post. I also recommend sending me related artwork to include in these posts in advance. This may include your headshot, business logo, book cover JPEG, etc.

I also tag KSVY in the post. Find the station on Facebook and Instagram.

Of course! Listen to any weekday Morning Show, from 8-10am, live at ksvy.org. (Tuesday through Friday are hosted by others.) Or, listen to one of my past shows at the sample list below.

Sure! You can either view my About page, or if you’re looking for a quick overview, view/download my media kit.

View / Listen to Sample Morning Shows

Morning Show Samples

Here are a few examples of Morning Show social media post content and guest speakers, including authors, scholars, and local experts. Scroll down for links to the audio.

Morning Show 8-15-22

Morning Show
August 15, 2022

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Special Edition Morning Show
November 15, 2021

Play the Show

Special Edition Morning Show
November 1, 2021

Play the Show

Are you ready to share something with the Sonoma community?

I’m Interested in Becoming a KSVY Guest

KSVY’s “Morning Show” Samples

Here are a few examples of Morning Show social media post content and guest speakers, including authors, scholars, and local experts. Scroll down for links to the audio.

Morning Show
November 22, 2021

Play the Show

Special Edition Morning Show
November 15, 2021

Play the Show

Special Edition Morning Show
November 1, 2021

Play the Show

Are you ready to share something with the Sonoma community?

I’m Interested in Becoming a KSVY Guest

Are you still here? Still scrolling?

Show’s over on KSVY, but if you want to poke around the site a bit more, here are a few suggestions:

About Marcia

Marcia Macomber

C’est moi! Photo by Rick Bolen Photography. This is the place to go if you want to know my background and how a web designer gets to host a local radio show.

Learn More About Marcia

Wine Women Radio Hour

WWRH Square Hosts

My co-hosts Misty Roudebush Cain and Lisa Adams Walter (L to R, above top) join me to interview (primarily) women working in the wine industry.

Learn More About WWRH

Website Design

Website Design example on monitor

Most of my day job is designing and building websites for clients. Additionally, I provide graphic design, email marketing, and marketing strategy services as well.

Learn About Website Design

Are you still here? Still scrolling?

Show’s over on KSVY, but if you want to poke around the site a bit more, here are a few suggestions:

About Marcia

Marcia Macomber

C’est moi! Photo by Rick Bolen Photography. This is the place to go if you want to know my background and how a web designer gets to host a local radio show.

Learn More About Marcia

Wine Women Radio Hour

WWRH Square Hosts

My co-hosts Misty Roudebush Cain and Lisa Adams Walter (L to R, above top) join me to interview (primarily) women working in the wine industry.

Learn More About WWRH

Website Design

Website Design example on monitor

Most of my day job is designing and building websites for clients. Additionally, I provide graphic design, email marketing, and marketing strategy services as well.

Learn About Website Design

📻  Find me on Wine Women Radio Hour…  🎙️

Subscribe or play the show weekly on Radio Misfits Podcast Network.

Or find us on your favorite podcast or social channel.

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WWRH Square Hosts

My co-hosts Misty Roudebush Cain and Lisa Adams Walter (L to R, above top) join me to interview (primarily) women working in the wine industry.

Here are a few recent shows.
In fact, we recently completed our 100th podcast…reason to celebrate the year!

Lauren Kershner

CHEF LAUREN KERSHNER
Founder & CEO, Songbird Parlour

December 3 & 10, 2021

Play 12/3 Show
Play 12/10 Show
Kari Auringer

KARI AURIGNER
Winemaker, Cornerstone Cellars

November 12, 2021

Play the 11/12 Show
Scout Driscoll

SCOUT DRISCOLL
Founder & CEO, Design Scout  &  VINT Studio

September 17, 2021

Play the 9/17 Show