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.

Benefits of Membership

Members enjoy a range of benefits:

A Gift of any Level

  • Weekly e-news update via the Weekly Rundown. Stay informed on programming, events, station news and member-only 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.

Leadership Circle: $1,000 – $4,999 ($83-$416/month)

  • All benefits listed above
  • Invitation to Evening Inside the Broadcast Studio: meet station talent at this exclusive studio tour
  • Two (2) tickets to a live, local taping of Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!
  • Early access to purchase tickets for special events and all general membership benefits

Click here to become a member today.

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