Membership at WBEZ

Individuals who give to WBEZ online, through mail, by phone or during our Membership Drives are members. There is no minimum dollar contribution to be a WBEZ member. Members can support the station with a one-time donation, or by joining our High Fidelity member program as a sustaining monthly giver.

Consider becoming a member today, and supporting the public radio station you rely on every day.

Download our Member Benefits chart.

Benefits of Membership

Members enjoy a range of benefits:

A Gift of any Level

  • Twice monthly E-Update e-newsletter, which keeps you informed on programming, events, station news and ticket giveaways
  • Quarterly printed Member Update, which is your inside guide for details on personalities, member benefits and more
  • Discounts on tickets to selected Chicago Public Media events

$120 MemberCard Level ($10/month)

$180 MemberCard Level ($15/month)

  • All benefits listed above
  • Plus access to the Pledge-Free Stream: Enjoy bonus content, uninterrupted, as you take a break from the on-air pledge drive.

$365 Dollar-a-Day Club Level ($30.50/month)

  • All benefits listed above
  • Plus early access to Wait Wait..Don't Tell Me! tickets

$540 Level ($45/month)

  • All benefits listed above
  • Plus one on-air dedication. You choose the day to have your personal dedication read on-air-making that birthday, anniversary or other special day even more special

Click here to give online.

If you are interested in touring the station, feel free to request a tour here:

For questions regarding Membership, please contact Membership at 312.948.4855