WTTW Corporate Sponsors

Active Sponsors | Corporate Sponsors | Business Partners | Underwriters

WTTW Sponsors – August 2022 Programming


Antiques Roadshow
Senior Lifestyle/The Breakers at Edgewater Beach

Arts Programming
BMO Harris Bank
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Jim and Kay Mabie Family

BBC World News
John and Caroline Ballantine
The Howard S. Dubin Family Foundation

British Programming
Robert Ammann
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Patricia Duff
Grisemer Family Charitable Trust
Erika and Dietrich Gross
Larry and Mary Mages
Illinois Secretary of State
Anne Elise Shafer
Sue Stevens
Gary and Mary Walther

Chicago Tonight, A WTTW News Production
Diane and Michael Beemer
The Bossert Family Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation
Mr. John F. Byrd
Tom Dacey Carr and Holly Johnson Carr
The Chicago Community Trust
Clifford Law Offices
The Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
The Dauntless Charitable Fund
The Howard S. Dubin Family Foundation
Gail M. Elden
David and Janet Fox
Julius N. Frankel Foundation
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Illinois Secretary of State
IMC Charitable Foundation
Lori Julian for the Julian Family Foundation
Jim and Kay Mabie Family
Lauren MacDonald
Mollenhauer Progressive Philanthropic Fund
Monica and Sanford Morganstein
The Mudd Family Foundation
Alexandra and John Nichols
William F. O’Connor Foundation
Laurie and Michael Petersen
Ms. D. Elizabeth Price
Curt and Linda Rodin Family Foundation
Susan H. Schwartz
Polk Bros. Foundation
Shure Incorporated
Jill and John Svoboda
Robert J. and Roberta L. Washlow

Arts Coverage on Chicago Tonight
JCS Fund of 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
The Chicago Community Trust
Hiranda and Paul Donoghue
The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
The Field Foundation of Illinois
Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Chicagoland Foundation
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Julian Grace Foundation
Gertrude Dyane and James H. Wooten, Jr.

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, A WTTW News Production
The Chicago Community Trust
The Field Foundation of Illinois
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Julian Grace Foundation

Environmental Science Programming
Nicor Gas

David Snyder and Dr. Margaret Salamon

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Walter E. Smithe

Brinson Foundation

Programming Celebrating Diverse Voices
The Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
Nicor Gas
Nancy Podraza Dadigan
Strategic Growth and Transformation Partners, LLC

Workforce Development Programming
Bank of America


Children’s Programming
Brookfield Zoo
The Duchossois Family Foundation
Art and Susan Hill
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
Peoples Gas Community Fund
Emma Rodriguez-Ayala and Eric Chitwood
Philip F. Schoch Charitable Trust
Dr. Scholl Foundation
The Segal Family Foundation
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Union Pacific
Wisconsin Dells

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


Performing Arts/Cultural