Chicago Public Media
This dinner celebrates WBEZ as a preeminent national independent public media institution. Proceeds will support the organization’s plans to expand the newsroom, grow its digital profile, and further engage with the communities they serve.
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, CPM connects diverse audiences in its service area and beyond to one another.
For over 25 years, WBEZ, the flagship service of CPM, has been an integral part of our community. With award winning enterprise reporting such as the notable Harper High School Series and nationally syndicated programs such as Wait…Wait, Don’t Tell Me and This American Life, WBEZ reaches beyond the traditional public radio model.
Over the years, WBEZ has transformed into a premier public service journalism outlet that sets standards for in depth reporting and storytelling and is noted for its creative and innovative programming.www.wbez.org