PBS member television station located in Chicago, Illinois, United States

WTTW (channel 11) is a PBS member television station in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Owned by not-for-profit broadcaster Window to the World Communications, Inc., it is sister to commercial classical music radio station WFMT (98.7 FM). The two stations share studios in the Renée Crown Public Media Center, located at 5400 North Saint Louis Avenue (adjacent to the main campus of Northeastern Illinois University) in the city's North Park neighborhood; its transmitter facility is atop the Willis Tower on South Wacker Drive in the Chicago Loop. WTTW also owns and operates The Chicago Production Center, a video production and editing facility that is operated alongside the two stations.[1][2]

WTTW is one of two PBS member stations serving the Chicago market, alongside Gary, Indiana–licensed WYIN (channel 56). WTTW, along with PBS Wisconsin flagship station WHA-TV in Madison, Wisconsin, serve as default PBS member stations for Rockford as that market does not have a PBS station of its own; both stations are available in that market exclusively on local cable and satellite providers.

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  1. Channick, Robert (December 7, 2017). "WTTW plans to buy rival public TV station WYCC's broadcast license". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved December 8, 2017.
  2. Feder, Robert (December 8, 2017). "Robservations: WGN presents 'Family Classics'; Suppelsa farewell tonight". RobertFeder.com. Retrieved December 8, 2017.

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