WTTW Celebrates Female Trailblazers for Women's History Month

Throughout Women’s History Month, WTTW is honoring women change makers and trailblazers with programming that spotlights the achievements of women. From movies and documentaries, to television series and music, the schedule features stories of contemporary women working to reshape society, profiles of artistic women including musicians and authors, and more. Here’s the must-see programming you […]

What You Don't Know About the North Shore

Here’s some North Shore trivia for you: How did Half Day Road get its name?   Did you answer: Because it’s a half-day’s ride on horseback to Chicago? Bzzz, wrong. Geoffrey Baer, producer of the documentary “Chicago’s North Shore,” says almost everyone who grows up on the North Shore believes that story. But in fact, […]

For the Love of Sports, Education and the North Shore

Marilee Stepan Wehman of Winnetka is a woman of many facets. She worked for 3 years as an executive producer at WTTW Channel 11, the area’s PBS affiliate, on a show titled “Profile Chicago.” She was also involved in starting the WTTW auction. As a result she was honored by the Junior League as one […]