WAMU 88.5 : Support

Featured Underwriter

Corporate support is an important part of the equation that allows us to bring you the programs you rely on. These underwriters not only provide valuable financial support to WAMU 88.5 -- they are active in the community as well.

PCI Communications

PCI is one of the nation's leading providers of marketing and creative services. Since its founding in 1985, PCI has served an impressive variety of corporate, association, and government clients with a particularly inventive brand of products and solutions from its Washington, DC-area headquarters and New York City branch office.

PCI is a communications problem-solver. PCI combines expertise in strategic communications with award winning in-house video production, graphic design, digital media development, and events. This broad palette allows PCI tremendous leverage in meeting clients' business, organizational, or mission goals, and makes PCI particularly strong at delivering complex, multi-faceted communications initiatives and programs.

PCI's clients benefit from insightful, creative, and highly effective ways of achieving marketing, media, and communications objectives, a virtually unlimited array of high-quality traditional and "new media" deliverables, vast experience in external and internal organizational communications, comprehensive marketing and creative services from a singlesource, and extraordinarily responsive and professional service from an experienced team. The company has earned more than 150 awards for graphic design, video production, and communications planning, including in 2010 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's "Small Business Achievement Award."

A contributor to the community, PCI has provided financial and in-kind support for local charities and community programs including the Carpenter's Shelter, the Campagna Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation, and Spring for Alexandria.

For more information visit pcicom.com.

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After Sketchy Science, Shark Week Promises To Turn Over A New Fin

Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren't as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out.
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Do Try This At Home: 3 Korean Banchan (Side Dishes) In One Pot

If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.
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Cutting Local Taxes in The District

The D.C. Council has taken steps to accelerate tax cuts for all income earners. They're part of a broader overhaul of the city's tax levels, but some council members argued there wasn't enough time for a rigorous debate about the new schedule. We explore the debate over cutting taxes for D.C. residents and how it affects the city's ability to pay for critical local services.

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Reddit CEO Says Miscommunication Led To Blackout Protest

A user revolt briefly shut down the social site last week after a key employee was dismissed. Interim CEO Ellen Pao says the company has "apologized for not communicating better" with site moderators.