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Press Releases

January 28 , 2016
WFMT celebrates Cinema in February 2016 with The Film Score, a daily feature by Chicago Tribune Film Critic Michael Phillips, and an “Audio Film Festival” during Oscar® Weekend

January 8, 2016
WFMT celebrates ARTS MONTH Fridays in January 2016

September 15, 2015
WFMT to welcome U.S. Supreme Court Justice RUTH BADER GINSBURG as Guest Host on Monday, September 21

August 7, 2015
WFMT Presents a Eleven-Concert Series: THE BACH KEYBOARD FESTIVAL

August 4, 2015
WFMT, Chicago’s Classical and Fine Arts Radio Station, Names CANDICE AGREE Afternoon Drive Host

June 24, 2015
Window To The World, Parent Company Of WTTW|WFMT, Names Reese Marcusson Chief Operating Officer & CFO

December 17, 2014
WFMT Radio Network Signs Historic Agreement With Shanghai East Radio Company

December 9, 2014
WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC., parent organization of WTTW and WFMT, names KATHRYN THOMAS to the new post of SVP of Sales and National Sponsorships

August 25, 2014
98.7WFMT Announces Lyric Opera of Chicago Broadcasts for 2014-2015 season

August 18, 2014
98.7WFMT to Broadcast BBC Proms Concerts

August 4 , 2014
98.7WFMT Will Present a Ten-Concert Series: THE BACH ORGAN PROJECT

July 22, 2014
The Studs Terkel Radio Archive is awarded $60,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

June 4, 2014
98.7WFMT Announces Summer Music Festival Broadcast Schedule

May 7, 2014
WFMT Radio Network partners with PRX in Comprehensive Distribution Agreement

April 30, 2014
Window to the World, parent company of WTTW11/98.7WFMT, names James W. Mabie Chairman of its Board of Trustees

April 17, 2014
98.7WFMT Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grants

February 24, 2014
The Crown Family makes a major gift to WTTW and WFMT in honor of Renée Crown

January 6, 2014
Window To The World, Parent Company of WTTW11/98.7WFMT, Names JILL BRITTON SVP & Chief Development Officer

December 5, 2013
98.7WFMT names DAVID POLK Program Director

July 15, 2013
Chicago’s 98.7WFMT Announces New Host. Suzanne Nance to join the classical and fine arts radio station’s announcing team on October 1.

June 13, 2013
Window to the World, Parent Company of WTTW11/98.7WFMT, Names Marci Kaminsky to Its Board of Trustee

June 3, 2013
Chicago’s 98.7WFMT Announces New Host: Candice Agree

May 10, 2013

January 7, 2013

June 6, 2012
Chicago's Classical Radio Station 98.7WFMT to broadcast MAKE MUSIC CHICAGO

March 7, 2012
98.7WFMT to Launch Contemporary Music Series Relevant Tones

December 12, 2011
Window to the World Communications Elects Four New Members to Its Board of Trustees

February 9, 2010
98.7WFMT to air new documentary: Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Path to Eternity

July 15, 2009
WFMT's Studs Terkel: Montage of a Life wins Gold World Medal and Grand Award from the New York Festivals

May 5, 2009
The Art of the Cantor

March 9, 2009
98.7WFMT Welcomes New Program Host

January 14, 2009
98.7WFMT to Broadcast SpecialInauguration Day Programming

December 5, 2008
98.7WFMT and Motorola Foundation Celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial with Abraham Lincoln Reconsidered - Motorola Grant Program Awards WFMT $25,000 to produce new radio series.

November 21, 2008
98.7WFMT presents: Artur Rodzinski – A Perfectionist's Legacy, a special documentary memoir of a remarkable conductor, 50 years after his death.

September 26, 2008
The Bucksbaum Family Lyric Opera Broadcasts resume this Saturday, September 27, starting at 5:45 p.m. with MANON by Jules Massenet, starring Natalie Dessay and Jonas Kaufmann!

September 8, 2008
The New York Philharmonic Announces Fifth Season of National Radio Broadcast Series, The New York Philharmonic This Week!

July 23, 2008
98.7WFMT Senior Vice President and General Manger Steve Robinson promoted to Executive Vice President for Radio and Project Development

June 27, 2008
Exploring Music's Bill McGlaughlin in Performance in Chicago with the Grant Park Music Festival on July 2 and 5

March 24, 2008
Introductions: 98.7WFMT to Debut New Series Focusing on Local Young Musicians

March 15, 2008
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