Financial Information

Each year the financial statements of WHA-TV and the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board (ECB) (licensee for WHLA-TV La Crosse, WHRM-TV Wausau, WHWC-TV Menomonie, WLEF-TV Park Falls and WPNE-TV Green Bay) are audited by the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau. The most recent audit of WHA-TV is available for review here. The most recent audit of the ECB is available for review here. Based on the audits conducted, WHA-TV and ECB, each file an Audited Financial Report with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting an annual basis.

To request a copy of the most recent Audited Financial Report for WHA-TV, please send a written request to:

Deborah Allen Schultz
c/o Request for Audited Financial Report
WHA-TV
821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

To request a copy of the most recent Audited Financial Report for ECB, please send a written request to:

Aimee Wierzba
c/o Request for Audited Financial Report
ECB
3319 West Beltline Highway
Madison, WI 53713

Neither ECB nor UWEX is required to file an IRS Form 990. Had Wisconsin Public Television (through ECB and/or UWEX) filed an IRS form 990 for Wisconsin Public Television it would have identified the following:

  • Compensation paid to officers, directors and trustees - None.
  • Compensation paid to key employees of over $150,000/year - None.
  • Compensation paid to the five highest paid employees (limited to those over $100,000/year) - James Steinbach, Director of Wisconsin Public Television $128,149.
  • Compensation paid to former officers, key employees and highest compensated employees who received more than $100,000 from the organization and any related organizations - None.
  • Former directors or trustees that received, in the capacity as a former director or trustee of the organization, more than $10,000 of reportable income from the organization or any related organizations - None.