WGBH informs, inspires, and entertains millions through WGBH 2, WGBH 44, and WGBH 89.7 in Boston; WCAI 90.1 and WNAN 91.1 serving Cape Cod and the Islands; and wgbh.org. WGBH is the leading producer of PBS prime-time programs and Web content, a major producer for public radio, and a pioneer in educational multimedia and in technologies that make media accessible to people who have visual or hearing impairments.
The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The New York Times Company, is today New England's largest newspaper and ranks among the top fifteen daily and top ten Sunday newspapers in the U.S. in circulation. It has won a number of national and regional journalism awards for its news and editorial excellence, including sixteen Pulitzer Prizes since 1966. With the web site www.boston.com, a unit of New York Times Digital, the Globe has become the leader in print and electronic news and information throughout New England.
Through The Boston Globe Foundation, established in 1982, the Globe has distributed more than $30 million to hundreds of local nonprofit agencies in fulfilling its mission of assisting the next generation in becoming healthy, educated, employable, and responsible citizens. Many of those grants have gone toward educational activities, including scholarships and literacy programs.
WILD-AM 1090 celebrated 50 years of broadcasting in September 1999. For more than twenty years, WILD has been owned and operated by Nash Communication. Dr. Bernadine Foster-Nash has been at the helm since the death of her husband in 1992. WILD is Boston's only African American- and female-owned and operated station and one of only eight heritage stations in the nation with its original call letters and dial position.
In May 2000, Nash Communications entered into an agreement with Radio One, the largest African American radio group in the nation. Radio One has 49 affiliate stations throughout the U.S. Dr. Nash is finally realizing her dream of managing an AM and FM outlet. WILD will be geared towards the mature listener, while her sister station Hot 97.7 is aimed at younger audiences. WILD's core philosophy is to entertain, inform, and uplift the listening audience. WILD is Boston's only "Urban Adult Contemporary" radio station, playing Classic Soul and R&B for the 25-54 year-old listener.
El Mundo Newspaper
El Mundo newspaper is New England's largest Hispanic publication and most widely recognized ethnic newspaper. Established 30 years ago, it proudly serves as the primary source in Spanish for general information, current events, community awareness, international affairs, local politics, health issues, education, and much more. Readers represent 21 different Latin American nationalities. El Mundo takes great pride in its commitment to public affairs and community involvement and has been recognized both locally and nationally for its community outreach and participation.