Betsy Londrigen and Rodney David debating at Illinois Public Media

Annual Reports - February 15, 2019

2018 Illinois Public Media Annual Report

Much of the media landscape in 2018 was dominated by the midterm elections. Illinois Public Media remained steadfast throughout, delivering on our mission to provide unbiased and well-sourced reporting.

Elizabeth Otto

Annual Reports - February 15, 2018

2017 Illinois Public Media Annual Report

In 2017, we provided forums for localized conversations around the Vietnam War; produced award-winning programs, continued to expand our reach across Illinois, empowered young minds to interact with STEM activities on a global scale; and felt the power of Team WILL. 

Annual Reports - March 13, 2017

2016 Illinois Public Media Annual Report

We gave power to the Illinois story through original films; delivered balanced, fair, and non-partisan election coverage as well as empowered local citizens through debates and voter guides; and equipped local schools and children with innovative tools to develop critical skills.

Annual Reports - March 16, 2016

2015 Illinois Public Media Annual Report

We expanded our coverage with Longer Listen and the formation of Illinois Newsroom; evolved with dynamic web series and an upgraded mobile app; updated our technology and equipment; and connected with our communities through Bump Up the Volume!

Annual Reports - February 11, 2015

2014 Illinois Public Media Annual Report

During 2014 Illinois Public Media convened political debates, investigated issues that matter to the people who live here and showed teachers how to use digital media to help kids learn.

cover of the 2013 Illinois Public Media annual report

Annual Reports - February 07, 2014

2013 Annual Report

Illinois Public Media 2013 Annual Report

Cover of the Illinois Public Media annual report for 2012

Annual Reports - January 28, 2013

2012 Annual Report

Dear friends,

What do you need to build a fulfilling life?

You can exist on food, air and water. But what are the elements that help you make the most of the life you have? What helps you engage with your community and connect with important issues at home and in the world?

Among those essentials in your life, we hope you count on Illinois Public Media.

During the past year, our public media service provided news reports with vital information from our region and around the world; music that stirred and soothed the spirit; dramas such as Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs that let you escape to another time and place; and documentaries, science and nature programs that helped bring the world into focus.