WBEZ Chicago’s Making podcast returns with new stories about Black icons, how they were made, and the people who were there
Season starts October 13 with tennis legend Serena Williams’ origin story
WBEZ weekend special, Prisoncast, offers shared listening experience for incarcerated people and their family and friends
Two-hour special will air on WBEZ and Illinois Public Radio stations across the state Aug. 28, featuring songs and sounds requested by people serving time plus resources for prison families
On Being to air for last time on WBEZ on June 26
On Being to end weekly radio program and become a seasonal podcast; WBEZ will fill the timeslot with Hidden Brain with Shankar Vedantam, Sundays at 7 a.m.
Small towns. Big walls. A good place to hide things.
Motive podcast from WBEZ Chicago returns with stories and scandals from prisons in rural America
Chicago Public Media Announces Its Acquisition of the Chicago Sun-Times
Local & national foundations and individual donors support Chicago Public Media’s plans with $61 million to invest in local journalism
Chicago Public Media Board of Directors Votes to Move Forward with Chicago Sun-Times’ Acquisition
Chicago Public Media and Chicago Sun-Times reach milestone in plans to join together as one local nonprofit news organization
Program schedule update: WBEZ Chicago adds more news to weekday afternoons
NPR’s Here and Now to air Mondays-Thursdays starting at 1 p.m.; Fresh Air moves out of middays on WBEZ, available weekday evenings and on new WBEZ mobile app.
Chicago Public Media names Celeste LeCompte as its Chief Audience Officer
Experienced media leader returns to Midwest roots, joining Chicago Public Media from ProPublica.