About Independence Media

Independence Public Media of Philadelphia (IPM) was founded in 1981 and has been developing a fresh approach to public media ever since.

IPM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and owns the license for broadcast of WYBE channel 35 in the Philadelphia DMA. Information on the January 2018 Channel Share and Reassignment can be found here.

WYBE broadcasts over the air and via cable and satellite television throughout the coverage area. Programming on the primary channel 35.1 is now MHz WorldviewWORLD (from PBS, WGBH and APT) is on the secondary channel 35.2.

The organization retired the MiND: Media Independence brand in 2017. Archival videos may be viewed on YouTube.

Independence Public Media of Philadelphia is building a foundation for public media funding. More detail will be forthcoming in 2019. Stay Tuned!