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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
Philly's Innovative Water Systems: Yesterday and Tomorrow
Wednesday, May 23
Kimmel Center in Association with WHYY: Quest
Tuesday, June 12
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Be My Neighbor Day at Delaware Museum of Natural History!
Saturday, June 16
Convention Center Art Collection Tour
Tuesday, June 19

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


The prop shop at Walnut Street Theatre, America's oldest theatre and the most subscribed theatre company in the world.