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WHYY, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to operate TV12 and WHYY FM, the public broadcasting stations serving southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and South Jersey.

TV12 is an award-winning producer of local and national public television programming and is the primary outlet for such staples as The Newshour With Jim Lehrer, Wall Street Week, Sesame Street, This Old House, and Nova.

WHYY FM is also an award-winning station, a National Public Radio member and the producer of Fresh Air with Terry Gross, and Voices in the Family with Dr. Dan Gottlieb, live, regularly scheduled, national programs originating in Philadelphia.

Photo: Burt Hill, Architects

Calendar of Events
Dark Money Screening and Talk with WHYY's Dave Davies
Monday, September 24
Poldark Premiere Party on the Delaware
Wednesday, September 26
Cuba Cooks
Tuesday, October 9
Lost Bread Co. Talk and Taste
Thursday, October 18
Henry Mcllhenny, Master of Glenveagh
Friday, October 19
Perelman Building, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Behind the Scenes at Dogfish Head Brewery
Thursday, November 8

WHYY offers public tours of its Technology Center every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Please make your reservations 4 weeks in advance by contacting Harriet Blanchard at 215-351-1293 or

Visitor Information

Independence Mall West
150 N. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 351-1200 phone

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What's Nearby

Philadelphia History Museum

Walnut Street Theatre


Exploring the Francis Kéré exhibition with the architect. Part of the Creative Africa celebration at the Perelman Building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.