WITF, a non-profit community-based organization, uses media in public service. WITF is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to operate the non-commercial broadcasting frequencies WITF-TV, WITF-FM and WYPM-FM. WITF also provides Educational Services and operates witf.org, Pennsylvania Public Radio (a statewide public radio service) and Media Solutions, a production services division. Top Flight Media, a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of WITF, is a promotion and advertising agency that also operates Radio Pennsylvania, a statewide news network for commercial radio stations.
WITF's mission is to strengthen our communities by connecting us to each other and to opportunities for lifelong learning. Information is posted here as soon as it becomes available and can be downloaded using Acrobat Reader.
Learn about the WITF's recent achievements by downloading WITF's Annual Report. To receive a printed copy, please contact us or call 717-704-3000.
WITF operates on a July 1 - June 30 fiscal year. WITF's financial statements are audited annually by a certified public accounting firm. Financial statements include a Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Activities, and Statement of Cash in Net Assets and Cash Flows, and should be read in conjunction with the Notes to Financial Statements.
The IRS Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax, is the annual federal information return filed by charitable organizations that are exempt from income tax. The amounts in these statements are presented in accordance with IRS regulations.
WITF engages in several activities that are unrelated to its charitable purpose. WITF pays income tax on any earnings derived from these activities with Form 990-T, the Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Return.
The FCC EEO Report lists all WITF full-time vacancies filled during the reporting period and the employment outreach initiatives implemented by the station to serve our communities. WITF EEO Reports are available through the FCC's TV Station Profiles & Public Inspection Files portal.
The FCC TV Station Profiles & Public Inspection Files provides a collection of documents required to be maintained by all broadcast services. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com. More information...
In compliance with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Television Community Service Grant General Provisions and Eligibility Criteria, below are WITF's Annual Diversity Reports to satisfy the Diversity Eligibility Policy. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting requires WITF to post this report.
It is the policy of WITF that meetings of the governing board of the organization, its committees, and advisory boards shall be open to the public.
WITF has two privacy policies, one for the public and one for kids.
WITF By-Laws are the rules and regulations enacted by WITF to provide a framework for its operation and management.
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WITF is committed to the ethical and transparent operation of our organization and to the ethical practice of journalism, whether in our non-profit and for-profit enterprises. These Principles and Guidelines provide direction to management and information to the public about the operation of WITF and its media enterprises.
The directors and officers of WITF have a fiduciary duty to act in good faith in what they reasonably believe to be the Corporation's best interest.
WITF annually reports on local content and services to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Premier Circle members share the value of connecting our region through education, culture and civic discourse and play a vital role in keeping the vision of quality programming and community service alive at WITF. Premier Circle members support WITF at a level of $1,200 or more annually.
Support for WITF is provided by: