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At WTTW, we are a strong community of public media professionals who are passionate about making a difference in the world. We come together to share stories that matter, educate and inspire, and build a more informed and engaged society.
We take responsibility and ownership of our work, and we encourage openness, creativity, and professional growth. We are committed to providing our employees with the resources and support they need to do their best work, and we are always looking for new ways to innovate and improve.
WTTW is the PBS member station in Chicago, committed to creating and presenting unique media content across distinct television and digital channels – WTTW, WTTW Prime, WTTW Create, WTTW World, WTTW PBS Kids 24/7, wttw.com and the PBS/WTTW video app. Recognized for award-winning journalism and local productions – WTTW News/Chicago Tonight, Chicago Stories, Black Voices, Latino Voices, FIRSTHAND, Chicago by ‘L’, Urban Nature, Foodphiles, Prehistoric Road Trip and Nature Cat – WTTW presents the very best in public affairs, arts and culture, nature and science, history and documentary, and children’s public media content.
WTTW is committed to producing and presenting trusted, best-in-class content fueled by a distinctly Chicago sensibility. We engage our audiences by entertaining, inspiring, educating, and reflecting a diversity of perspectives.
With our sister station classical music radio WFMT, WTTW creates opportunities for exploration and discovery of our city and the world; our approach is fresh and forward-looking; everything we do is rooted in a Chicago sensibility; and our content, work and staff reflect and include the rich cultural diversity of our region.
WTTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer that proudly recruits and hires a diverse workforce. Over 200 employees support our mission, purpose, vision and values across News and Content, Community Engagement, Fundraising and Communications, and Administration. For more information, take a look at our EEO Public File Report, and our Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Staff Impact Plan and Report.
“There’s a real value in the service we provide, and our commitment to enriching lives, engaging communities, and inspiring others is what makes WTTW and WFMT such special, beloved community resources."
"I work with some of the brightest, friendliest and dedicated people that are driven to learn and know more in order for the organization to produce the best and trusted content."
"I work with some of the best journalists, writers and storytellers in town."
"We have a wonderful staff, all committed to working together towards a shared goal of producing trusted, best-in-class content that matters to our viewers. Knowing that I play a part in that makes me very proud."
"Everyone who works here has a passion for quality programming."
"What I like best about working at WTTW is the level of quality, research and integrity in the work we do."