Our Mission

The Mission of Fort Wayne Public Television, WFWA PBS39 is to provide high quality telecommunications services which enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve through educational, informational, cultural and entertaining programs and services.PBS39 WFWA-DT

We strive to:

  • Complement the educational opportunities for individuals of all ages.
  • Reinforce the joy of learning in children.
  • Promote awareness, appreciation and understanding of liberal arts fields of science, nature, history and the fine and performing arts.
  • Prompt informed thought and present alternative perspectives about public affairs.
  • Build a sense of community by addressing current local and statewide topics.
  • To serve as a unique entertainment alternative which differs in character and content from routine commercial broadcast services.
  • To contribute to the highest aspirations and intellectual pursuits of the community.
  • To present programs and services which become hallmarks of quality.

To see PBS39's most recent Annual Report, click here.

To see PBS39's Local Content & Service Report, click here for the PDF file.

To see PBS39's Diversity Policy, click here for the PDF file.

To see PBS39's 2013 Fiscal Year Audited Financial Statement, click here for the PDF file.

To see PBS39's IRS 2013 Fiscal Year Form 990 as a PDF file, click here.

To see PBS39's 2012-13 EEO Report as a PDF file, click here.


PBS39 broadcasts 24 hours a day over the air on four digital TV Channels:

PBS39HD/Channel 39.1
(also seen on Comcast Channel 3/Comcast Digital 240 and Comcast 1003-HD, Frontier FiOS Channel 3, 470 and 503-HD)

Kids39/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)

39-4you/Channel 39.4 (also seen on Comcast Digital 243, Frontier FiOS Channel 473).

To see a list of our Staff and Board of Directors, click here.

To learn about our Community Advisory Board, click here.