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Closed Captioning

Closed Captioning

All programming provided by WTTW complies with the closed captioning requirements established by the Federal Communications Commission as embodied in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1, including regulations concerning closed captioning quality. Programming provided by WTTW complies with these regulations by either: (i) satisfying the caption quality standards set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(j)(2); (ii) adopting and following the “Video Programmer Best Practices” set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(k)(1); or (iii) being subject to one or more of the captioning exemptions set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(d), including programming for which the audio is in a language other than English or Spanish and that is not scripted programming that can be captioned using the “electronic news room” technique; interstitial material, promotional announcements, and public service announcements that are 10 minutes or less in duration; and/or programming that consists primarily of non-vocal music.

Please use the Member and Viewer Services Contact Form and select "Closed Captioning Problems" from the dropdown for comments and questions about Closed Captioning or contact us via:

Phone: (773) 279-2191
Fax: (773) 509-5303
Email: [email protected]
Mail: WTTW, Vice President of Engineering, 5400 N. St Louis Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60625

We will make every effort to respond or otherwise resolve your inquiry. Before sending a formal written complaint, we recommend you first contact our captioning hotline. We may be able to resolve your problem immediately without the need for a formal complaint. In any event, we will respond to your complaint within 30 days.

WTTW11 and 98.7WFMT are owned and operated by Window to the World Communications, Inc., a non-profit 501 (c) (3) Corporation. FCC Station Profile and Public Inspection Files.