Our Mission

PBS Fort Wayne engages our community through content and collaborations that educate, inform, inspire, and entertain.

Our Vision

As a trusted community partner, PBS Fort Wayne will be primary focal point for the advancement of arts, culture, history, education and the quality of life in our community.

Our Core Values

  • Commitment to our community: PBS Fort Wayne contributes to a strong civil society and active community life, providing access to information and culture, extending education and offering varied viewpoints and sensibilities in its content and services.
  • Respect for our audience: PBS Fort Wayne Respects the intelligence of our audience and their right and ability to form their own opinions.
  • Diversity of perspectives: PBS Fort Wayne pursues fairness and responsiveness in content and services, with particular attention to reflecting diversity of demography, culture and beliefs.
  • Accountability to our stakeholders: PBS Fort Wayne honors the respect our community and stakeholders have for us by remaining focused on our public service mission.
  • Growth through teamwork: PBS Fort Wayne advances our staff’s knowledge and skills, utilizing their creativity and our organization’s capabilities to best serve our community and foster shared success.
  • Integrity in everything we do: PBS Fort Wayne acts with the utmost care to protect and grow the trust placed in us by the community.

Our Channels

PBS39 broadcasts 24 hours a day over the air digital on UHF Channel 39, and within that bandwidth, broadcasts five TV Channels:

  • PBS Fort Wayne/Channel 39.1 (also seen on Comcast Channel 3/Comcast Digital 240 and Comcast 1039-HD, Frontier FiOS Channel 3, 470 and 503-HD)
  • PBSKids 39/Channel 39.2 (also seen on Comcast Digital 241, Frontier FiOS Channel 471)
  • createTV/Channel 39-3 (also seen on Comcast Digital 242, Frontier FiOS Channel 472)
  • 39-4 Explore/Channel 39.4 (also seen on Comcast Digital 243, Frontier FiOS Channel 473)
  • 39.5/PBS39WX: Our 24/7 live weather radar channel (not yet available on cable, satellite and pay TV providers)
  • To see where PBS Fort Wayne’s channels can be found on other area cable and pay-TV providers, click here.

Learn More

Contact us:

Via email: at info@wfwa.org

Via phone: at (260) 484-8839