WTTW Corporate Sponsors

Active Sponsors | Corporate Sponsors | Business Partners | Underwriters

WTTW Sponsors – March 2021 Programming


Antiques Roadshow
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 Tonight, A WTTW News Production
Barnes & Thornburg
Diane and Michael Beemer
Tom Dacey Carr and Holly Johnson Carr
Clifford Law Offices
Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
The Dauntless 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
The Koplin Family in memory of Jean Koplin
Jim and Kay Mabie
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Mollenhauer Progressive Philanthropic Fund
Monica and Sanford Morganstein
Alexandra and John Nichols
William F. O’Connor Foundation
Laurie and Michael Petersen
Polk Bros. Foundation
Rose Pest Solutions
Steve & Delores Sarovich Foundation
Richard and Cynthia Schilsky
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
AARP Chicago
Nicholas Antoine
Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
Hiranda and Paul Donoghue
The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Chicago Foundation
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Judy and John McCarter
Gertrude Dyane and James H. Wooten, Jr.

Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, A WTTW News Production
AARP Chicago
Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
Judy and John McCarter

Cooking Programming
BMO Wealth Management

David Snyder and Dr. Margaret Salamon

Jewish Heritage Programming
Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation
Sonia T. Marschak, in loving memory of Ann Iltis
George and Sarah Ohlhausen Foundation

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Brinson Foundation

PBS NewsHour
Abe and Ida Cooper Foundation

Programming Celebrating Diverse Voices
Strategic Growth and Transformation Partners, LLC

Trailblazers Programming
Elizabeth B. Yntema


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
Emma Rodriguez-Ayala and Eric Chitwood
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 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