Chicago Public Media

WBEZ's Annual Dinner

Join us to celebrate an evening with WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR station that brings a legacy of in-depth journalism and audio storytelling to our region. As WBEZ embarks on its ambitious path forward, proceeds from this event will support the organization’s plans to invest in its newsroom and local journalism, create groundbreaking original programming, and deepen its impact across our community.

WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR news station, serves the community with fact-based, objective news and information. WBEZ’s award-winning journalists ask tough questions, dig deep for answers and expose truths that spark change and foster understanding. WBEZ Chicago is home to two daily local programs, The Morning Shift and Worldview, and a growing portfolio of popular podcasts, including the “Making” series of Making Obama and Making Oprah; 16 Shots: A podcast about the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald; Nerdette; and Sound Opinions. WBEZ Chicago has a legacy of innovation as the birthplace of nationally acclaimed programs such as This American Life, and Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me! and the ground-breaking podcast, Serial

WBEZ is the flagship service of Chicago Public Media, along with Vocalo, Chicago’s urban alternative music station. Chicago Public Media serves the public interest by creating and delivering diverse, compelling content that informs, inspires, enriches and entertains. Through a broad range of media platforms, Chicago Public Media connects diverse audiences in its service area and beyond to one another.

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