Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0084 (June 2002)
FCC 323-E
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
Ownership Report For Noncommercial Educational Broadcast Station

Read INSTRUCTIONS Before Filling Out Form

FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BOA - 20080801ASU
Section I - General
1. Legal Name of the Licensee/Permittee
THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.
Mailing Address
848 E. GRAND AVENUE
NAVY PIER
City
CHICAGO
State or Country (if foreign address)
IL
ZIP Code
60611 - 3428
Telephone Number (include area code)
3129484612
E-Mail Address (if available) 
TMALATIA@WBEZ.ORG
FCC Registration Number:
0007620651
Call Sign 
WBEZ
Facility ID Number 
66649
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
ERNEST T. SANCHEZ
Firm or Company Name
THE SANCHEZ LAW FIRM
Mailing Address

City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
2022372814
E-Mail Address (if available)
ESANCHE1@IX.NETCOM.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed

Mailing Address


City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
E-Mail Address (if available)



Section II - Ownership Information

4.
All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 08/01/2008 (Date must comply with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3615(d), i.e., information must be current within 60 days of filing of this report, when 4(a) below is checked.)

This Report is filed for (check one)
a. Biennial b. Transfer of Control or Assignment of License/Permit c. Other
d. Amendment to pending application


for the following stations:

[Enter Station Information]


Station List


This Report is filed for the following stations:

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WBEZ 66649 CHICAGO IL FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WBEQ 92544 MORRIS IL FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WBEW 3248 CHESTERTON IN FM

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W217BM 91647 ELGIN IL FX


5.
List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613.   (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Contract/Instrument Information]


Contracts/Instruments Information


List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613. (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject shall respond.)

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION STATE OF ILLINOIS 09/15/1989 PERPETUAL

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
CORPORATE BYLAWS STATE OF ILLINOIS 09/21/1992 PERPETUAL

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
LEASE MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT FOR WLUW LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO 12/03/2002 12/01/2004

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
AMENDMENT TO CORPORATE BYLAWS STATE OF ILLINOIS 12/06/1994 PERPETUAL

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
AMENDMENT TO CORPORATE BYLAW STATE OF ILLINOIS 12/11/1997 PERPETUAL

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
AMENDMENT TO CORPORATE BYLAWS STATE OF ILLINOIS 02/24/1999 PERPETUAL

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
AMENDMENT TO CORPORATE BYLAWS STATE OF ILLINOIS 10/27/2000 PERPETUAL

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
AMENDMENT TO CORPORATE BYLAWS STATE OF ILLINOIS 12/12/2000 PERPETUAL

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
AMENDMENT TO CORPORATE BYLAWS STATE OF ILLINOIS 10/25/2002 PERPETUAL

Description of Contract or Instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution (mm/dd/yyyy) Date of Expiration (mm/dd/yyyy)
AMENDMENT TO CORPORATE BYLAWS STATE OF ILLINOIS 02/06/2003 PERPETUAL


6.
Is the governing board directly or indirectly under the control of another entity?
Yes No
If Yes, is a separate FCC Form 323-E submitted for such entity?
Yes No
 7.
List officers, members of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any. Use one column for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
[Enter Owner Information]

Owner Information
List officers, members of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any. Use one column for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages if necessary.
(Read carefully - The numbered items below refer to line numbers in the following table.)
a. Name and address of officer, member of governing board, and holders of 1% or more ownership interest (if other than individual also show name, address and citizenship of natural person authorized to vote the interest). List officers first, then board members, and thereafter, holders of 1% or more ownership interest, if any.
b. Citizenship.
c. Office held.
d. Percent of interest held.
e. Principal profession or occupation.
f. By whom appointed or elected.
g. Existing interests in any other broadcast station, including the nature and size of such interests.
a. Name and Address. TONY WEISMAN, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

CHAIR OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT/ DIGITAS/CHICAGO

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. PRUDENCE R. BEIDLER, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

VICE-CHAIR OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. TONY DEAN, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

SECRETARY

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. SUSAN MCKEEVER, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

TREASURER

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. LAURENCE B. ASHKIN, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRES., CENTRUM PROPERTIES, INC.

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. STEPHEN W. BAIRD, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRES. & CEO, BAIRD & WARNER REAL ESTATE

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. MARGE COLLENS, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. DORIS CONANT, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. C. BRYAN DANIELS, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. CLAUDIA FREED, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EXEC. DIRECTOR & PRESIDENT, EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE, LTD.

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. LARRY KEELEY, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT/CONSULTING, DOBLIN GROUP

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. LISA LEE, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, JANE ADDAMS - HULL HOUSE MUSEUM

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. KEN LEHMAN, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

MANAGING PARTNER/CONSULTING, KKP GROUP LLC

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ROBERT B. LIFTON, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JAMES W. MABIE, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRINCIPAL/FINANCIAL, WILLIAM BLAIR & COMPANY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, OF WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, LICENSEE OF WTTW TV, CHICAGO, IL (NCE TV STATION)., AND WFMT-FM, A COMMERCIAL RADIO STATION

a. Name and Address. TOREY MALATIA, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER, THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. KAY MCCURDY, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTY., PARTNER, LOCKE, LORD, BISSELL & LIDDELL LLP

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. MATTHEW T. MCGUIRE, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

VP, INST'L MKTG. & CLIENT SVCS., ARIEL CAPITAL MGMT. LLC

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. RALPH R. MUELLER, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JAMES N. PERRY, JR., 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

MANAGING DIRECTOR, MADISON DEARBORN PARTNERS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

BROADCASTING MEDIA PARTNERS INC., AN INVESTOR GROUP THAT INCLUDES MADISON DEARBORN PARTNERS, HAS ACQUIRED UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS INC (UCI); MR. PERRY SERVES ON UCI BOARD; PLEASE SEE UCI FORM 323 FOR DETAILS OF OWNERSHIP, ATTRIBUTABLE INTERESTS&LICENSES

a. Name and Address. CASSANDRA M. PULLEY, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ALISON P. RANNEY, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, RUSSELL REYNOLDS ASSOCIATES

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. RAUL I. RAYMUNDO, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE RESURRECTION PROJECT

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. DAVID J. RUDIS, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT, BANK OF AMERICA - ILLINOIS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ESTHER S. SAKS, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. MERRILL H. SMITH, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. KIMBERLY TAYLOR-SMITH, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ALEXANDER D. STUART, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT, NORTH STAR INVESTMENTS, INC.

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. BRYAN TRAUBERT, MD, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

OPHTHAMOLOGIST, EYE PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. DONALD WEISS, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT, WISEWAY FOODS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ERIC E. WHITAKER, MD, MPH, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EXEC. VP/ASSOC. DEAN, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MEDICAL CENTER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. WOODWARD A. WICKHAM, 848 E. GRAND AVE., CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. CAROLE C. WOOD
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

0.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ASSISTANT TO THE BD., CHICAGO BOARD OF EDUCATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE




SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER

(Official Title)


of THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.

(Exact legal title or name of respondent)


and that I have examined this Report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this Report are true, correct and complete.

(Date of certification must be within 60 days of the date shown in Question 4, Section II and in no event prior to that date.)

Signature
TOREY MALATIA
Date
08/01/2008
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 3129484612


WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).



Exhibits