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 - 20030331AHI
Section I - General
1. Legal Name of the Licensee/Permittee
INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA
Mailing Address
8200 RIDGE AVENUE
City
PHILADELPHIA
State or Country (if foreign address)
PA
ZIP Code
19128 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2154833900
E-Mail Address (if available) 
ED_DICESARE@WYBE.PBS.ORG
FCC Registration Number:
0008436263
Call Sign 
WYBE
Facility ID Number 
28480
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA
Firm or Company Name

Mailing Address

City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
2154833900
E-Mail Address (if available)
ED_DICESARE@WYBE.PBS.ORG
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 03/30/2003 (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
WYBE 28480 PHILADELPHIA PA TV

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WYBE 28480 PHILADELPHIA PA DT


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)
RELEVANT CONTRACTS ON FILE


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. SHARON SOROKIN-52 BOOTH LANE-HAVERFORD,PA 19041
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

BOARD CHAIR

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY/PARTNER-DILWORTH PAXSON LLP

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. DARRYL TRENT-245 WENNER WAY-FORT WASHINGTON,PA 19034
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

BOARD VICE CHAIR

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. DAVID HAAS-1017 WESTVIEW AVENUE-PHILADELPHIA, PA 19119
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

BOARD TREASURER

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

SELF EMPLOYED

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. KAREN KIRCHNER-264 JEFFERSON AVENUE-HADDONFIELD, NEW JERSEY08003
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER GOVERNING BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT - VISTRA PARTNERS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. NANCY GILBOY-2022 WAVERLY STREET-PHILADELPHIA, PA ,19146
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-INTERNATIONAL VISITOR'S COUNCIL

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. PAUL DRAYTON-3 QUAIL COURT-MT. LAUREL, NEW JERSEY,08054
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR -DELAWARE RIVER PORT AUTHORITY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. VINIT DHRUVA-671 CHRISTOPHER LANE-ASTON,PA,19014
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

VICE PRESIDENT-CREATIVE TAX PLANNERS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. MIGUEL ANGEL CORZO-C/O UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS-320 S. BROAD STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19130
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT /CEO-UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. DAVID W BROWN-553 CAMBRIDGE ROAD-TURNERSVILLE, NEW JERSEY,08012
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT-BROWNPARTNERS

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. WENDY BEETLESTONE-10 HATHAWAY CIRCLE-WYNNEWOOD, PA 19096
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

COUNSEL-SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JOAN PEDERSEN-264 S. VAN PELT STREET-PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SERVICES-LEGG MASON REAL ESTATE

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. ELLEN SISSON ROSEN-1310 SUSSEX ROAD-WYNNEWOOD , PA 19096
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

SR.V P / GENERAL COUNSEL-FLEET CREDIT CARD SERVICE

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JORDAN SCHWARTZ-233 S. SIXTH STREET-APT 2011-PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT/CEO-CENTER CITY FILM AND VIDEO

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. JOHN SCHWARTZ-408 ALPINE AVENUE-BOULDER COLORADO,80304
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

PRESIDENT-INSTRUCTIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION FOUNDATION

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. MELVIN SHARPE-2836 W HAROLD STREET-PHILADELPHIA, PA 19132
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

MEMBER OF BOARD

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

ATTORNEY

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests

NONE

a. Name and Address. RENE DEGEORGE SMITH-512 MCKENDINEN ROAD-MEDFORD, NEW JERSEY-08055
b. Citizenship. US

c. Office held.

BOARD SECRETARY

d. Percent of interest held.

6.25

e. Principal profession or occupation.

CONSULTANT

f. By whom appointed or elected.

BOARD

g. Existing interests




SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am GENERAL MANAGER

(Official Title)


of INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, 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
SHERRI HOPE CULVER
Date
03/30/2003
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 2154833900


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).



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