Tacoma

KNKX Public Radio | Next Campaign for Tacoma

Located at the center of the Theater District, surrounded by the Pantages and Rialto theaters, by the Tacoma School of the Arts, a beautiful park, and the Broadway Farmers Market, KNKX’s new Tacoma location truly reflects our dedication to serving the entire region. Our new home:

As we settle into our new home, we are excited to continue to deepen and expand our presence in the Tacoma arts scene.

KNKX School Of Jazz
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Equipment & Technology

Both locations require equipment and technology updates so that we may optimize our programming with 21st century media tools and ensure we can maintain quality as KNKX continues to grow.

Linked by mass transit, from downtown to downtown, these two facilities will allow us to reflect our station’s unique values—making more of the meaningful connections, at the heart of our mission, possible.

Tacoma Studio

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Recognition Opportunities

Early investors in the KNKX Next campaign are charting a new path forward, toward a more innovative and accessible community station! To honor commitments made to the KNKX Campaign, we've created the following naming opportunities in our new Tacoma studios. To learn more contact KNKX Executive Director of Development, Mary Dunaway.

Number of remaining opportunities listed as (x).

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

Living Room (0)

$250,000

The Living Room will be a large, mixed use gathering space for staff and the community. It will be used for meetings, civic conversations, music education clinics and live studio sessions.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

Technical Operations Center (0)

$250,000

The technical headquarters of the station. From this room we will connect to our Seattle studios, our network of 12-signals throughout Western Washington and with NPR.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

Control Room (0)

$100,000

Live hosting of news, jazz and blues shows from a studio that will be visible from the street.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

Multi-Purpose Production Room (0)

$100,000

Large, interactive studio to host roundtable discussions on civic issues, produce content with community partners, and train students to record and edit stories.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

$75,000

Standard Production Rooms (1)

$75,000

These studios will be used to voice and edit stories, conduct interviews and audition new music releases.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

IT and Engineering Hub (0)

$50,000

Engineering and Technology workspaces.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

$50,000

Conference Room Large (0)

$50,000

Large space allowing groups of different sizes to convene and hold meetings.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

$50,000

On-Air/Recording Lights (0)

$50,000

Prominent lights indicating live broadcasts and recordings are taking place in the control room and studios.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

$30,000

Pillars of the Community (16)

$30,000

Prominent pillars in the center, front of the building.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

$30,000

Conference Room Standard Size (0)

$30,000

Space allowing small groups to convene and hold meetings.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

$9,000

KNKX Welcome Wall (15)

$9,000

A prominent wall looking into the Living Room.

KNKX Public Radio Tacoma Studios

$3,000

Electronic Monitor (35)

$3,000

A prominent monitor looking into the living room that will rotate names and station promotions.

Learn More

You saved this station, now with KNKX we’ll write the next chapter in our story of independence together!

To learn more about the KNKX Next campaign please contact our Director of Development Mary Dunaway.

mail_outlineEmail Mary phone253-993-5611

Seattle Plans

Now that you’ve seen what we accomplished in Tacoma, learn more about what we have planned for Seattle office.

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