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The mission of public broadcast is to combine the power of media with the power of people. WSIU provides important news, entertainment, and undertold stories, accessible to everyone

Community Impact Report

Community Impact Report 2019WSIU is proud to touch the lives of more than three million people across five states and beyond through our media resources, digital services, local productions, educational services and community engagement.

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Underwriter Support: Our audiences appreciate trusted services and are loyal to underwriters who provide essential community support for public broadcasting.

Nick with WSIU sticker

Underwriter Support: Our audiences appreciate trusted services and are loyal to underwriters who provide essential community support for public broadcasting.

Vision

WSIU Public Broadcasting is an essential public resource that combines the power of media with the power of people to strengthen our communities.

Mission

The WSIU Public Broadcasting exists to improve the quality of life of the people we serve. Through programs, services and outreach, WSIU partners with other community organizations to promote positive change.

Values

WSIU strives to achieve our mission and vision by incorporating the values of integrity, fairness, balance, diversity, sustainability, collaboration, & excellence in making decisions and taking action.

PRESS KIT
Welcome to WSIU Public Broadcasting’s online resource for media! Click to find identifiers for our main units.

OUR TEAM
Meet the WSIU team. We are located in the Communications Bldg. on the campus of SIU in Carbondale.

BEHIND THE SCENES
WSIU’s latest news, events, film screenings, and more!

REPORTS
Financial Reports, EEO Reports, DTV Quarterly Activity Station Reports – FCC Form 388, and Diversity Reporting

About WSIU

Since 1958, WSIU has provided trusted programming and services that inspire personal growth, community engagement, and a love for learning in people of all ages.

Licensed to the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University, WSIU Public Broadcasting actively partners with the academic programs of the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts for student training, employment, and engagement opportunities.

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The WSIU stations serve more than three million people across five states and beyond through three digital television channels, three radio stations, an HD radio channel, a website, local production units, and an education and community outreach department. Additional services include the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service (SIRIS), operated by WSIU Radio, which helps nearly 1,000 individuals who are blind or whose physical condition prevents them from reading stay connected to the world. WSIU also offers professional development in the broadcast industry to hundreds of students each year.

Since 1958, WSIU has provided trusted programming and services that inspire personal growth, community engagement, and a love for learning in people of all ages.

Licensed to the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University, WSIU Public Broadcasting actively partners with the academic programs of the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts for student training, employment, and engagement opportunities.

Read More

The WSIU stations serve more than three million people across five states and beyond through three digital television channels, three radio stations, an HD radio channel, a website, local production units, and an education and community outreach department. Additional services include the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service (SIRIS), operated by WSIU Radio, which helps nearly 1,000 individuals who are blind or whose physical condition prevents them from reading stay connected to the world. WSIU also offers professional development in the broadcast industry to hundreds of students each year.

Stories of Impact

WSIU Education Services in Action

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