Media Sponsorship

KAZU is proud to provide in-kind on-air support for events happening in our broadcast region. We sponsor a variety of arts, culture and civic events that reflect the mission of KAZU's programming and provide enjoyment, service and outreach to our audience.

KAZU’s Media Sponsorship program strives to provide a voice for diverse, thought-provoking ideas, people and experiences within our community. By providing in-kind media sponsorship to local organizations and events, KAZU exposes listeners to a variety of cultural, artistic and community experiences throughout the Monterey Bay Area that entertain, promote discourse and increase participation in our community. 

How To Apply
Please contact KAZU to request a media sponsorship by calling 831-582-5298 or emailing Mik Benedek at

UPCOMING EVENTS LISTED BELOW  Click on each event for more info.
(To view past Sponsored Events: click here)

Sedaris, a radio contributor and frequent guest on NPR’s “This American Life,” – is a humorist, comedian, and author of multiple books including, “When You Are Engulfed in Flames” and his most recent, “Theft by Finding.” Coming to Santa Cruz on May 10th for an evening read and book signing. Produced by Rick Bartalini Presents. Tickets at

The 12th annual “Summit for the Planet Earth Day Celebration and Eco-Carnival” at Mount Madonna School is a family-friendly event featuring kids’ solar car races, carnival games, face painting, pony rides, live wildlife, tasty foods, live music, a learning expo and trash fashion show. The three-hour event begins at 11:00am Saturday morning. A walk-a-thon among the redwoods will take place earlier in the day. Event details and schedule of events is available at Sorry, no dogs allowed.

This mixed-repertory concert of dance and music features classical to contemporary dance – and Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake Act II.” Also included in the program is the neoclassic “Gaelicia” and a performance by the junior and petite companies. March 24th and 25th at Cabrillo’s Crocker Theater in Aptos. For more information about Santa Cruz Ballet, and all of their upcoming performances at

KAZU is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Santa Cruz County Business Expo - Presented by the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce. 

This annual event is a great opportunity for local businesses to "Mix It Up!" with other businesses and meet potential customers - as well as showcase products and services! March 14th at the Cocoanut Grove in Santa Cruz. Booth Space and Registration going on now online or by calling the chamber at 457-3713