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 - 20140731AMO
Section I - General
1. Legal Name of the Licensee/Permittee
CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA, 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) 
FCC Registration Number:
0007620651
Call Sign 
WBEZ
Facility ID Number 
92544
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
JOHN CRIGLER, ESQ.
Firm or Company Name
GARVEY SCHUBERT BARER
Mailing Address
1000 POTOMAC STREET, N.W.
5TH FLOOR
City
WASHINGTON
State or Country (if foreign address)
DC
ZIP Code
20007 - 3501
Telephone Number (include area code)
2029657880
E-Mail Address (if available)
JCRIGLER@GSBLAW.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 07/30/2014 (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 CHICAGO IL FX

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WRTE 10794 CHICAGO IL FM


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 02/19/2010

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 ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION STATE OF ILLINOIS 02/19/2012

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 09/09/2011

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)
PROGRAM LICENSE AGREEMENT NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO 11/14/2000

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)
PROGRAM LICENSE AGREEMENT AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA 01/01/2004

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)
PROGRAM LICENSE AGREEMENT PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL 07/01/2011

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)
AGE OF PERSUASION/UNDER THE INFLUENCE PROGRAM AGREEMENT CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION 01/01/2012 01/01/2013

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)
IDEAS PROGRAM AGREEMENT CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION 07/23/2012 7/23/2013

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 THE CORPORATE BYLAWS STATE OF ILLINOIS 04/27/2012

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 10/18/2013


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. ALEXANDER D. STUART, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

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. STEVE BAIRD, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

CHAIR OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

REAL ESTATE -- PRES., & CEO, BAIRD & WARNER.

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.

TREASURER

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

MANAGING PARTNER, 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. SEE UCI FORM 323 FOR DETAILS RE OWNERSHIP, ATTRIBUTABLE INTERESTS, & LICENSES.

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

c. Office held.

SECRETARY

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

MNG. DIR, CLOSED-END FUNDS, NUVEEN INVESTMENTS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NUVEEN INVESTMENTS IS PRIVETELY OWNED BY MADISON DEARBORN PARTNERS, WHICH RECENTLY ACQUIRED UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS INC.

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CO-PROPRIETOR, FRONTERA GRILL AND TOPOLOBAMPO

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.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CEO/EXEC.DIR., IL COALITION FOR IMMIGRANTS & REFUGEE RIGHTS

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.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRINCIPAL, DELOITE CONSULTING, LLP

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.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRINCIPAL, WILLIAM BLAIR & COMPANY

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.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & PRESIDENT, EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE, LTD

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRES., AMERICAS AND GLOBAL STRATEGY, IRI WORLDWIDE

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT, WOODS FUND OF CHICAGO

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRIVATE INVESTOR

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.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

MANAGING DIRECTOR, GTCR GOLDER RAUNER, LLC

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

VICE-CHAIR, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CEO, POWER REVIEWS, INC.

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. WILLIAM A. GEE, 848 E. GRAND AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60611
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EVP, CLOVERHILL BAKERY

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.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRINCIPAL, KOYA LEADERSHIP PARTNERS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

RETIRED OPHTHAMOLOGIST

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.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT, WEISS ENTITIES, LLC

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.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

OF COUNSEL, LOCKE LORD, LLP

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE

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

c. Office held.

DIRECTOR

d. Percent of interest held.

4.00

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CIVIC LEADER

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

g. Existing interests

NONE




SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am PRESIDENT AND CEO

(Official Title)


of CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA, 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
GOLI SHEIKHOLESLAMI
Date
07/31/2014
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