WTTW Corporate Sponsors

Active Sponsors | Corporate Sponsors | Business Partners | Underwriters

WTTW Sponsors – November 2020 Programming


Antiques Roadshow
Illinois Secretary of State
Senior Lifestyle/The Breakers at Edgewater Beach

Arts Programming
An anonymous donor, in memory of Arthur Wike
City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
Donna Van Eekeren, CEO & President of Springboard Arts Chicago
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Jim and Kay Mabie

BBC World News
Howard and Ursula Dubin Foundation

British Programming
Robert Ammann
Patricia Duff
Grisemer Family Charitable Trust
Erika and Dietrich Gross
Illinois Secretary of State
Gary and Mary Walther

Chicago from the Air with Geoffrey Baer
Carl Buddig and Company
The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Judy and John McCarter
The Negaunee Foundation
Mark and Lisa Pinsky
Donna Van Eekeren, CEO and President of Springboard Arts Chicago

Chicago Tonight, A WTTW News Production
Barnes & Thornburg
Diane and Michael Beemer
Tom Dacey Carr and Holly Johnson Carr
City Club of Chicago
Clifford Law Offices
Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
The Dauntless Charitable Fund
Frances DeBlasio Charitable Fund
Howard and Ursula Dubin Foundation
Gail M. Elden
David and Janet Fox
Julius N. Frankel Foundation
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
The Gecht Family – Robert, Rachel, Amanda, and Maddy
The Joseph B. Glossberg Foundation
Illinois Secretary of State
Jim and Kay Mabie
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Mollenhauer Progressive Philanthropic Fund
Alexandra and John Nichols
William F. O’Connor Foundation
Laurie and Michel Petersen
Polk Bros. Foundation
Rose Pest Solutions
Steve & Delores Sarovich Foundation
Richard and Cynthia Schilsky
Jill and John Svoboda
Walter E. Smithe

Arts Coverage on Chicago Tonight
The JCS Fund of the DuPage Foundation

Science Segments on Chicago Tonight
Joel M. Friedman, President, Alvin H. Baum Family Fund

Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, A WTTW News Production
Nicholas Antoine
Hiranda and Paul Donoghue
The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Fifth Third Bank
Judy and John McCarter
Gertrude Dyane and James H. Wooten, Jr.

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, A WTTW News Production
Judy and John McCarter

Check, Please!
BMO Wealth Management

Cooking Programming
Sue and Bob Wieseneck

Finding Your Roots
Chicago Scanning LLC

Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
David Snyder and Dr. Margaret Salamon

BMO Harris Bank
Walter E. Smithe

Brinson Foundation

Programming Celebrating Diverse Voices


Children’s Programming
The Duchossois Family Foundation
Kiphart Family Foundation
Russell and Josephine Kott Memorial Charitable Trust, a partner of the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation
Edmond and Alice Opler Foundation
Rose Pest Solutions
Philip F. Schoch Charitable Trust
Dr. Scholl Foundation
The Segal Family Foundation
Shriners Hospitals for Children

WTTW Kids Community Engagement Initiatives
Russell and Josephine Kott Memorial Charitable Trust
Physicians Immediate Care

WTTW and WFMT Digital

Physicians Immediate Care

WTTW Corporate Sponsors

Leader ($100,000 and above)

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • BMO Harris Bank

Executive Producer ($25,000 to $99,999)

  • Abbott Fund
  • Bank of America
  • ComEd
  • GCM Grosvenor
  • ITW
  • Motorola Solutions Foundation
  • The Northern Trust Company
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • United Airlines
  • Walgreens
  • Wells Fargo Private Bank

Director ($10,000 to $24,999)

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Baxter International, Inc.
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Citadel Foundation
  • Cole Taylor Bank
  • Deloitte LLP
  • East Bank Club
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Gould & Ratner
  • Health Care Service Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Merchandise Mart Properties
  • Molex Incorporated
  • Nicor
  • Schwarz
  • Xfinity
  • UBS
  • United Conveyor Foundation
  • Vedder Price P.C.

Correspondent ($5,000 to $9,999)

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Loop Capital Markets LLC
  • Merrick Ventures
  • Perkins + Will
  • The Sidley Austin Foundation
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital

Additional support by:

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WTTW Business Partners

  • CDI-Corp
  • David Wells & Associates
  • Hilton Lisle/Naperville, Hilton Chicago Northbrook, DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago – Alsip
  • Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
  • Nalco Company
  • Plante Moran
  • Sardee Industries
  • The Summit of Uptown Retirement Community in Park Ridge

WTTW Program Underwriters




Financial/Investment Services



  • Illinois Lottery

Home Improvement


  • AAAChicago
  • Allstate
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Legal Services

  • Clifford Law Offices

Medical Services


  • Buena Vista Pictures
  • Disney Studios
  • Film District
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Miramax Films
  • Paramount Classics
  • Sony Pictures Classics


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