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90.3 WCPN
WCLV 104.9

About ideastream

ideastream's Qualities

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.

Reports, Statements and General Information

ideastream Board of Trustees and Community Advisory Board Information

View a list of upcoming ideastream Board and Community Meetings.

View a list of the current ideastream Board of Trustees and the members of the ideastream Community Advisory Board.

Annual Report to the Community

Learn about the programs and services of ideastream in the Annual Report to the Community.

Audited Financial Statement

Read the statement (PDF).

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.

2014 Local Content and Service Report to the Community

Read the report (PDF).

990 Report

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Equal Opportunity Organization

WVIZ/PBS & 90.3 WCPN 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.

Read the EEO Public File Report.

Diversity Policy

Read the report (PDF).

Public Media Code of Integrity

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.

ideastream Chosen for 2013 Commission 50

Commission 50

Using responses to the Employers Survey on Diversity, the Commission has selected the "Commission 50" for 2013 - including ideastream - members who are recognized for progress in creating, enhancing and sustaining their diversity and inclusion strategies. View the list of 50 employers in alphabetical order through this link. Survey participants are ranked by each of the four metrics (board, senior management, workforce and supplier diversity), and the rankings are combined to produce a final score. The 50 Commission members with the highest combined scores receive this distinguished designation.

ideastream's Mission and Vision

ideastream Mission

ideastream’s mission is to strengthen our communities. ideastream pursues its mission as a multiple media public service organization by providing distinctive, thought-provoking programs and services that enlighten, inspire, educate and entertain.

ideastream Vision

ideastream will be recognized as an indispensable resource critical to the future success of the region and deserving of philanthropic and public support.

ideastream Vision for the Community

The region will recognize its unique assets, recognize its challenges, and mobilize to create a sustainable future.

Coverage Area

WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN broadcast to the citizens of Northeast Ohio and its various communities.

90.3 WCPN has added a new dimension to its digital broadcast. Along with hearing WCPN on 90.3 HD1, you can now enjoy Northeast Ohio’s classical music station WCLV 104.9 ideastream on 90.3 HD2. If you and/or your car is equipped with an HD (hybrid digital) radio, you’ll appreciate WCLV’s increased reception area. This content is all available free if your radio is HD.

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Note About WVIZ Translators

The new digital Thompson translator was put on the air in late December of 2011.

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