NPR takes you there.

From the front lines in Ukraine to the front row at SXSW, NPR transports listeners to the heart of what’s happening in their local communities, across the country, and around the world.

And the people who turn to NPR for those stories are going places themselves. They are 62% more likely to have spent $5K+ on domestic travel. They tune in because they’re curious about the world. NPR keeps them informed as they plan and embark on their next trip.

The immediacy and intimacy of NPR’s audio journalism and storytelling connects with listeners ‒ and gives brands an opportunity to connect with them too. NPR sponsorship is an opportunity for your brand to reach curious travelers alongside their trusted source.

NPR listeners are on the go.


more likely to be in a hotel or airline rewards program


more likely to travel for business


more likely to have traveled internationally in the past 3 years


more likely to be “Passionate Travel Adventurers”*

Sources: (radio) MRI-Simmons 2021 Spring Doublebase; (podcast) MRI-Simmons 2022 April Podcast Study; ( Comscore Plan Metrix Multiplatform, Feb 2022. Indexes are the average across NPR platforms.

*Passionate Travel Adventurers is defined by MRI as: “Travel is a passion and a priority for this segment. They travel to seek adventure and thrills, meet new people, and learn about new cultures. This group looks for vacation experiences different from their friends, and they are called on by others to give advice on travel.”