ideastream® is public broadcasting and a whole lot more. [Learn more about ideastream's stations and services]
ideastream is a non-profit organization that applies the power of media to education, culture and citizenship. It includes WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV 104.9, educational and public service cable channels, broadband interactive video distance learning, the Internet and other interactive media.
Based on careful and ongoing ascertainment of community needs, ideastream acquires, creates and delivers content that connects those who seek knowledge with those who have it.
ideastream leverages technical, creative and financial resources through partnerships with other organizations that share interests in education and public service. Support comes primarily from contributions made by individuals, foundations and corporations. Funding from state and federal agencies also plays a critical role.
ideastream has attracted national attention as a new model for public service media. The services of ideastream multiple media are utilized by more than 2.8 million people a month in the Northeast Ohio region.
This page contains certain public inspection files that are a requirement of the Federal Communications Commission and other documents required by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. They are placed here so members of the public may have free access to these reports. These reports are also available for inspection at the offices of ideastream, 1375 Euclid Avenue., Cleveland, OH 44115. Please contact Shelley Cochran for assistance with ideastream’s public file, to schedule a visit to review the public file, and for information on reproducing and copying materials of the public file.
View a list of upcoming ideastream Board and Community Meetings.
Learn about the programs and services of ideastream in the Annual Report to the Community.
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Copies of the ideastream Certified Financial Statement can be obtained by contacting John Phillips, Chief Financial Officer, ideastream, Idea Center, 1375 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115.
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ideastream does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or marital status, or against any qualified individual with disabilities, in its employment practices.
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The Public Media Code of Integrity was adopted by the ideastream Board of Trustees on October 30, 2013. This code addresses shared principles that are held by ideastream and other public media organizations to strengthen the trust and integrity that local communities expect of valued public service institutions.