WKMS 2018 Programming Survey
1.

Please list your city or community of residence:

 

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2.

Please select your age range

18-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-64
65+
3.

How do you listen/to interact with WKMS (Check all that apply):

Car Radio
Home Radio
Work Radio
Computer
Smartphone
Smart-Speaker (Alexa, Google Home, etc.)
I use wkms.org to read news stories
Social Media: I use Facebook or Twitter to get news updates
I don't listen/use WKMS
Other  
4.

On average, how many hours per week do you listen:

Less than 1
1 to 3
3 to 5
5 to 10
10 to 15
15+
5.
Do you listen to the other streams of WKMS programming (WKMS Classical or WKMS Music)? If so, how? 
92.5 FM Paducah (Classical)
88.9 FM Murray (Classical)
105.1 FM Madisonville (Classical)
WKMS Classical HD
WKMS Classical Online
102.9 FM Madisonville (WKMS Music)
WKMS Music HD
WKMS Music Online
I don't listen to either of these services
Other  
6.

When you're not listening to WKMS, what other radio stations/podcasts/audio do you enjoy listening to?

 

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7.

What's the most common reason that you tune to another station?

 

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8.
Please select any and all TALK programs you listen to on WKMS:
Morning Edition
All Things Considered
Science Friday
Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me
1A
The Takeaway
BBC Newshour
Fresh Air
Marketplace
Weekend Edition
This American Life
On The Media
Splendid Table
Travel with Rick Steves
Hidden Brain
TED Radio Hour
Reveal
Local WKMS Newscasts
9.
Please select any and all MUSIC programs you listen to on WKMS: 
Sounds Good
World Cafe
Cafe Jazz
Live From Here (formerly A Prairie Home Companion)
American Routes
Hearts of Space
Retro Cocktail Hour
Folk Alley
The Jive House
Left of the Dial
The Last Splash
Music From the Front Porch
Rick's Kitchen Sink
Beyond the Edge
Weekend Energy
Classical Encore
Classical Pathways
Carson-Myre Youth Series
eTown
10.

If you could add one program to the WKMS schedule, what would it be? 

 

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If you could remove one program from the WKMS schedule (if any), what would it be? 
 

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12.

What types of news stories interest you?

 

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13.
Do you agree with the following statements about WKMS?
 Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree 
WKMS provides valuable regional, national and international news and public affairs coverage
WKMS provides valuable information about arts, music and culture for the region
My community is well-served by WKMS
WKMS news is trustworthy
WKMS programs offer diverse backgrounds/perspecti-
ves and enhance diversity in the region
WKMS on-air announcers sound professional
WKMS enhances the image of Murray State University
WKMS advances the educational mission of Murray State and demonstrates the University's commitment to public service in the region
WKMS provides a good value for my investment in public radio
I would refer a friend to listen or donate to WKMS
14.
Are you a WKMS Member/Donor?
Yes
No
I'm not sure
15.
If no, what is the biggest reason why?
Financial reasons
I just don't enjoy the programming/listen enough
There are too many other things I give to/value
I've never thought about it/ felt I've been asked
I'm new to the area
Other  
16.

If WKMS had the opportunity to expand classical music FM coverage to cover the parts of the region not currently covered, would you be interested in donating to that effort? 

Yes
No
17.

Is there anything else we can do to improve your listening experience? Any other comments you'd like to share? 

 

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18.

If you'd like to be included in the drawing for an Amazon Echo Dot, please include your email address here. Thanks so much for taking the survey and helping WKMS serve you better!

 

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