The Fast-Growing Radio Show Authors and Readers Love is a Great Advertising Opportunity

Elaine Charles, Host

Elaine Charles, Host.

Formerly with The Library of Congress and The Miami Herald, Elaine helps you discover what books you should be reading, listening to, or downloading now.

Author Review

“If you love books, you’ll love The Book Report. Elaine Charles is a terrific hostess, serving up a lively mix of news from the book world and previews of audio books. There are interviews with authors like me. But also with good authors. You’ll want to listen every week.”

Dave Barry
Pulitzer-Prize winning author/humorist

Recent Guests On The Book Report

Maya Angelou Elizabeth Gilbert
David Baldacci Janis Ian
Russell Banks Sebastian Junger
Dave Barry Dennis Lehane
Steve Berry Jim Lehrer
Lee Child Brad Meltzer
Sandra Cisneros Walter Mosley
Mary Higgins Clark Jo Nesbo
Harlan Coban Joyce Carol Oates
Michael Connelly Michael Ondaatje
Robin Cook James Patterson
Patricia Cornwell Karen Russell
Jeffrey Deaver Dr Ruth
Junot Diaz Taiye Selasi
Emma Donoghue Mark Shriver
Andre Dubus III Daniel Silva
Jeffrey Eugenides Calvin Trillin
Joseph Finder Nia Vardalos
Ken Follett Westheimer
Tess Gerritsen

Advertising Audience

Reach a significant audience of affluent, literate, influential listeners every week online and over the air.

Audience Profile

Female 52.5% / Male 47.5%
Mean HHI $129,210
Mean Age: 52
Shopping Habits (MRI)
Luxury automobiles 62%
Prescription drugs 91%
Online Purchases 72.1%
Electronics/telecom 86%
Some College 92%
Bachelors Degree 68%
Graduate Degree 31%
Derek Hewitt
Advertising Rates On Request
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Phone: 786-423-9626

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Station Lineup
For syndication enquiries write to:

Cocoa - WMEL AM 1300
Saturdays 6pm

Marco Island, FL - WVOI 1480 AM
Saturdays 8am

Nashville - WATX 100.9 FM/1600 AM
Sundays 1pm

Bangor, ME - WZON 620 AM
Sundays at 5pm

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The Book Report:
One hour or 30 minute weekend show. 20x 30 second units available per week. Buy by market or by network.

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