About WYCC

WYCC PBS Chicago broadcasts 24 hours a day on Channel 20, featuring a mix of instructional, informational and educational programs, as well as highly regarded primetime public television programming. WYCC's broadcast schedule includes 72 hours per week that are dedicated to college level instructional telecourses, many of which may be taken for college credit through the Center for Distance Learning (http://ccdl.ccc.edu) of the City Colleges of Chicago. Licensed to the City Colleges of Chicago, as an educational license and affiliated with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). The station is located in a modern HD facility at 6258 S. Union Avenue, Chicago, IL 60621.

Primary funding for broadcast activities is provided by the licensee - City Colleges of Chicago, grants from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the State of Illinois. WYCC also receives viewer, foundation and corporate support through donations, matching gifts and underwriting.

WYCC employs an ethnically and culturally diverse staff of 40 professionals, speaking more than 12 different languages, with extensive backgrounds in broadcast management, production and engineering. Many are the recipients of top industry honors and awards.

WYCC Financial Statement:

WYCC Financial Statement 2013

Requests for additional information should be addressed to the Chief Financial Officer, City Colleges of Chicago, 11th Floor, 226 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60606.

EEO Public File:

WYCC EEO Public File Report 2014

Local Content and Service Report:

Local Content and Service Report 2014

WYCC PBS Chicago Privacy Policy Statement:

WYCC is a public television entity. As a citizen, under the Communications Act, you have a right to request additional information on this statement. You can do so by contacting the Chief Financial Officer, City Colleges of Chicago, 11th Floor, 226 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60606.


For more information on employment opportunities with WYCC PBS Chicago, click here.

Diversity Goals:

Diversity Goals 2014

Public Media Code of Integrity:

Public Media Code of Integrity


CPB IRS Form 990 Equivalency Report

Our Mission

  • To enrich, enlighten, entertain and engage the diverse and multicultural Chicago area communities with quality television production and programming.
  • To produce and broadcast programs that combine a global vision with a local focus while bridging racial, ethnic, class and gender divisions.
  • To honorably serve our varied constituencies of viewers, educators, adult learners, and those who choose to invest in our mission: our members, underwriters, grantors and our licensee the City Colleges of Chicago (http://www.ccc.edu).
  • To value human dignity, lifelong learning, the power of ideas, the importance of service to our broadcast community and empowered participation in a democratic society.