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Cascade Public Media

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Cascade Public Media is a television broadcaster based in Seattle, WA that was founded in 1986. As of 2019 they had $32 million in revenue and $47 million in assets.

As a Public broadcasting service (pbs) member station, kcts is committed to engaging and informing the Public through broadcast programs, online services and community outreach, with a focus on supporting lifelong learning and the highest quality ente...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Kcts Television.

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Program areas at Cascade Public Media

Programming and content creationcascade Public Media produces, acquires and schedules programs and local stories in service of our mission to inspire a smarter world. Each year, more than 2 million viewers - both on-air and online - trust kcts 9 to provide the widest variety of programs that entertain, inform and allow viewers to consider a wide variety of perspective. Additionally, with approximately 3 million yearly website visitors, crosscut serves the Public with local stories that are in-depth and unique.

Broadcast as a pbs member station, Cascade Public Media offers 24/7 broadcast services, uninterrupted by commercials. Viewers tune into four free, over-the-air program channels - kcts 9: the best of Public television programming; create: high-quality how-to and lifestyle programming; world: the best of Public television's non-fiction, news, science and documentary programming; and kcts 9 pbs kids: committed to making a positive impact of the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment.

Program information and promotioncascade Public Media provides updates and announcements about our local content, programming, and events through many communication channels including on-air, e-mail, social Media, event listings, community partnerships and website postings. All of these outreach activities are intended to deepen the impact of our programs and initiatives.

Form 990s for Cascade Public Media

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 19, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Aug 17, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Sep 12, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 28, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Cascade Public Media

Total grants, contributions, etc.$28,040,747
Program services$272,169
Investment income and dividends$643,982
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$2,554,212
Net rental income$303,050
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$183,268
Net income from fundraising events$470,716
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$192,333
Total revenues$32,660,477

Vendors for Cascade Public Media

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Clark Nuber PSTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-03-19
██████████CRM software2020-03-16
██████Content management system software2020-03-03
███ █████████ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$8782019-12-31
██████ ███████ ████Insurance2019-12-31
█████ ██████ ██ ██████████Insurance2019-12-31
███ ███████ ████████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
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...and 23 more vendors

Personnel at Cascade Public Media

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Rob DunlopPresident and Chief Executive Officer-Sept. 15, 2020
Rebecca FarwellSenior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$199,338Sept. 15, 2020
███████ ████Chief Financial and Administrative Officer , Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of the Board / Chief Finance and Administration Officer$176,617Sept. 15, 2020
██████ ███████Vice President , Engineering and Technology / Vice President Engineering and Technology$133,854Sept. 15, 2020
█████ ███████Vice President of Philanthropy at Cascade Public$120,386Sept. 15, 2020
██████ ███████████Director of Marketing and Communications-Aug. 23, 2018
█████ █████Director of Innovation Lab-May 31, 2018
███████ ████████Director of Data and Analytics$113,262June 30, 2019
████████ ██████Information Technology Director$108,181June 30, 2019
████████ ██████Technology Director-June 1, 2018
...and 19 more key personnel

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