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Underwriting

WNIT Public Television offers several opportunities to help market your business.

Many large and small businesses in Michiana support WNIT by underwriting the cost of local and national programs or sponsoring outreach events. When you underwrite a program on WNIT, you take advantage of the many unique benefits that we offer over other broadcast and cable TV networks.

To learn more about becoming an underwriter or for more information on sponsorships and levels, please contact Steven Funk at sfunk@wnit.org.

Benefits to becoming an underwriter:

  • Your message stands out in our uncluttered environment.
  • You're associated with the highest quality programming.
  • Your message reaches a highly desirable audience.
  • You're linked with the valued PBS® brand.
  • Our viewers will hold you in high regard.
  • You get additional impact beyond the screen.

WNIT Program Underwriters

  • 1st Source Bank
    • American Masters
    • Antiques Roadshow
    • Austin City Limits
    • Black History Month 2017
    • Great Performances
    • Inside INdiana Business
    • NOVA
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • 1st Source Foundation
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • 32 Pearls Family Dentistry
    • Children's Programming
  • 35 Concerts
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • AEP / Indiana Michigan Power
    • Business Programming
  • Alick's Home Medical
    • Antiques Roadshow
    • Black History Month 2017
    • Lawrence Welk
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Aladdin's Eatery
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Allen Reese Hearing Aid Center
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
    • Black History Month 2017
  • Ancilla College
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Anderson Agostino & Keller
    • EducationCounts_Michiana
  • The Arthur J. Decio Foundation
    • Sesame Street
  • ASA Electronics
    • Children's Programming
  • Linda and Bruce Bancroft
    • Children's Programming
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Billie and David Bankoff
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    • Business Programming
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Rob Bartels
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Bart's Water Sports
    • As the Waters Flow
    • Miscellaneous Prime Time
  • BCA Environmental Consultants
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Better World Books
    • Children's Programming
  • Bingham & Loughlin P.C.
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Brammall Industrial Supplies
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Brentwood at Elkhart
    • Antiques Roadshow
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Broadway Theatre League
    • Children's Programming
  • C 2 Your Health LLC
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Carmela's at Macri's
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • CASA
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • C.E. Lee Decorating Center
    • Ask This Old House
    • This Old House
  • Center for Hospice Care
    • Black History Month 2017
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Masterpiece: Downton Abbey
  • Center for the Homeless
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Jack Champaigne
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Chemical Bank
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • City Clerk - Kareemah Fowler
    • Black History Month 2017
  • City of Elkhart - Mayor Tim Neese
    • Black History Month 2017
  • City of Mishawaka - Mayor Dave Wood
    • Black History Month 2017
  • City of Plymouth - Mayor Mark Senter
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • City of South Bend - Mayor Pete Buttigieg
    • Black History Month 2017
  • City Plumbing & Heating
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Comcast
    • EducationCounts_Michiana
  • Community Foundation of St Joseph County
    • Arts Programming
    • Experience Michiana
  • Competitive Edge
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Cornerstone Alliance
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Cosimo & Susie's A Bit of Italy
    • Italian Cooking Programming
  • Crystal Springs Florist & Garden Center
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • CTE Solutions
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • D & W Inc.
    • Business Programming
  • DeBartolo Performing Arts Center/Browning Cinema
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Debbie Werbrouck's School of Dance
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Deb Childs State Farm Insurance
    • Black History Month 2017
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Delta Dental
    • Children's Programming
  • Direct Rug Imports
    • Masterpiece: Downton Abbey
  • Drier's Meat Market
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Early Childhood Development Center Inc.
    • Children's Programming
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • East Bank Emporium Restaurant
    • Miscellaneous Prime Time
  • Edgerton's Travel Service Inc.
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • June Edwards
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Elkhart & St Joseph Counties Head Start Consortium
    • Children's Programming
  • Elkhart Audiology Rehab
    • Masterpiece: Victoria
  • Elkhart Child Development Center
    • Children's Programming
  • Elkhart Civic Theater
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Elkhart Community Schools
    • Children's Programming
  • Elkhart County Symphony
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Elwood Staffing
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • EPOCH Architecture + Planning
    • News Progamming
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
    • PBS NewsHour
  • Fairhaven Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • Call the Midwife
    • Call the Midwife Holiday Special
  • Family Dental Health
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Fernwood Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • First Federal Savings Bank
    • Miscellaneous Programming
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Fischoff National Chamber Music Association
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Erik and Irene Fiskars
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Foegley Landscape Inc.
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Four Flags Antique Mall
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Fox 28
    • Fireworks 2014 Violin Competition
    • Frontline
    • Genius by Stephen Hawking
    • Mr. Selfridge
    • Nightly Business Report
    • PBS NewsHour
    • Politically Speaking
    • Wallander
  • French Twist
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Friends Early Learning Center
    • Children's Programming
  • Froehlich's Inc.
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Gibson
    • Antiques Roadshow
  • William and Leslie Gitlin
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Steven A. Goldberg CPA
    • Black History Month 2017
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Miscellaneous Programming
    • Washington Week
  • Goodwill Industries
    • Miscellaneous Prime Time
  • Goshen Birth Center
    • Call the Midwife
    • Call the Midwife Holiday Special
  • Goshen Buick GMC Hyundai
    • Holiday Programming
  • Great Lakes Eye Care
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Green Family Dentistry
    • Black History Month 2017
  • Growing Kids Learning Centers
    • Children's Programming
  • Gymnastics Michiana
    • Children's Programming
  • HALBRITTER-Wickens Funeral Services
    • Masterpiece: Victoria
  • Hanson Group
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Harbor Home & Interiors
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Hayes Towers
    • Children's Programming
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Hearth & Home
    • Home Improvement Programming
  • Anne Hillman
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Holy Cross Village at Notre Dame
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Masterpiece: Victoria
  • Homan Lumber Mart
    • Ask This Old House
  • Horizon Bank
    • Black History Month 2017
  • Howard Performing Arts Center
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Hovenkamp's Produce
    • Children's Programming
    • Cooking Programming
  • IBEW Local Union 153
    • Black History Month 2017
  • IOI / Interlogic Outsourcing Inc.
    • EducationCounts_Michiana
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Masterpiece: Downton Abbey
  • Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations
    • Children's Programming
  • Indiana Trust & Investment Company
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Masterpiece: Downton Abbey
  • Indiana University South Bend
    • Black History Month 2017
  • IU Health Goshen Heart & Vascular
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • IUSB - Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Jordan Automotive
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Jordan Ford
    • Dinner & a Book
    • Economic Outlook
    • Experience Michiana
    • Outdoor Elements
    • Politically Speaking
  • Judd Lumber
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • K & M Machine-Fabricating Inc.
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Craig and Carol Kapson
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Brian King DDS
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • KoZmo Events
    • Antiques Roadshow
    • Masterpiece Classic
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Krasl Art Center
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Lake City Bank
    • Dinner & a Book
    • Economic Outlook
    • EducationCounts_Michiana
    • Experience Michiana
    • Politically Speaking
  • Lake Michigan College - The Mendel Center
    • Children's Programming
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Lakeland HealthCare
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • LEAD USA
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • LeValley Chevrolet Buick GMC
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Local Color Gallery
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Logan Community Resources
    • Children's Programming
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Lubeznik Center for the Arts
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Marcus Realty LLC
    • Masterpiece: Victoria
  • Margaret Sullivan Style
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Bill and Jane Marohn
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Marshall County Community Foundation
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Marshall County Museum
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Marshall County Tourism
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Martin's Super Markets
    • Black History Month 2017
    • Nature
  • McCollough Real Estate Services
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • McKesson Title Corp.
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Michiana Antique Mall
    • Call the Midwife
    • Mercy Street
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Michiana Eye Center
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Michiana Family YMCA
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Miller's Merry Manor
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Mishawaka Furniture
    • Women's Programming
  • Montessori Academy at Edison Lakes
    • Children's Programming
  • Mossberg & Company
    • Children's Programming
  • Chris and Carmi Murphy
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Musical Arts Indiana
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Nunemaker's Coin Shop LLC
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Susan Ohmer and Donald Crafton
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Old Creamery Antiques
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Oliver Ford
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Opie's Deli & Office
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Pain Management Group
    • Miscellaneous Prime Time
  • Papa John's Pizza
    • Children's Programming
  • Passaro Kahne & Taylor Law Offices PLLC
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Patchwork Dance Company
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Patrick Industries Inc.
    • Children's Programming
  • Peacock & Company
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Penn High School Theatre
    • Children's Programming
    • Miscellaneous Prime Time
  • Pfeifer Morgan & Stesiak
    • Austin City Limits
    • Charlie Rose
    • Pledge Programming
  • Barb & John Phair
    • Children's Programming
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Pletcher Insurance Inc.
    • As the Waters Flow
  • Plymouth Chamber of Commerce
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Plymouth Community School Corporation
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Plymouth Foundry Inc.
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Point O' Woods Golf & Country Club
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Pokagon Band of Potawatomi
    • Dinner & a Book
    • Economic Outlook
    • Experience Michiana
    • Outdoor Elements
    • Politically Speaking
  • Posh Boutique
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Potawatomi Zoological Society
    • Children's Programming
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Andra and Irwin Press
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Pri Mar Petroleum Inc.
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • REAL Services
    • Black History Month 2017
  • William M Record DDS
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • River Bend Film Festival
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • River Bend Hose
    • Motorweek
  • River Front Forge
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Mitzi and David Sabato
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Saint Joseph Health System
    • BBC World News America
    • Dinner & a Book
    • Economic Outlook
    • Experience Michiana
    • Miscellaneous Programming
    • Outdoor Elements
    • Politically Speaking
  • Lorrie and Bill Schmuhl
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Select Health Network
    • BBC World News America
    • Frontline
    • Nature
    • NOVA
    • PBS NewsHour
  • Sew Creative Threads
    • Sewing with Nancy
  • Cari and Barry Shein
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Dan L. Smith
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Snite Museum of Art
    • Antiques Roadshow
    • Black History Month 2017
    • Experience Michiana
    • Masterpiece Classic
    • Masterpiece: Victoria
  • Joyce and Tom Sopko
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • South Bend Civic Theatre
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • South Bend Cubs
    • Children's Programming
    • Miscellaneous Prime Time
    • Nature
    • NOVA
  • South Bend Farmer's Market
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • South Bend Human Rights Commission
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • South Bend Museum of Art
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • South Bend Regional Chamber
    • Economic Outlook
  • South Bend Symphony Orchestra
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • South Bend Tribune
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • St. Joseph County Health Department
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Starks Funeral Home
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Joyce and Richard Stifel
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Stone Soup Batiks
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Miscellaneous Programming
    • Sewing Programming
  • Sunny Italy Caf
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Sweeney Julian Trial Attorneys
    • Austin City Limits
    • Black History Month 2017
    • Politically Speaking
  • Sweethaven Resort
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Talented Tenth Warehousing LLC
    • Black History Month 2017
  • Teachers Credit Union
    • Biz Kids
    • Dinner & a Book
    • Economic Outlook
    • EducationCounts_Michiana
    • Experience Michiana
    • Nightly Business Report
    • Outdoor Elements
    • Politically Speaking
  • The Dental Center
    • Children's Programming
  • The Frame Factory
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • The Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce
    • Economic Outlook
  • The History Museum
    • Masterpiece Classic
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • The Inn at Harbor Shores
    • Mercy Street
  • The Medical Foundation
    • Black History Month 2017
  • The Milton Home
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • The Old Bag Factory
    • Children's Programming
  • The Orchards Mall
    • Black History Month 2017
  • The PC Doctor
    • Business Programming
  • The Rex and Alice A. Martin Foundation
    • Dinner & a Book
  • The Roberts Group
    • Children's Programming
    • Cooking Programming
  • The Troyer Group
    • Economic Outlook
  • The Village at Winona
    • Dinner & a Book
    • Economic Outlook
    • EducationCounts_Michiana
    • Experience Michiana
    • History Detectives
    • Outdoor Elements
  • Think TV / PBS
    • Children's Programming
  • Three Oaks Ford
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • Tippecanoe Boat Company
    • As the Waters Flow
  • Tosi's Inc.
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Treat's Squire Shop
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Tri-State Maintenance
    • Business Programming
    • News Programming
  • United Way of Elkhart County
    • EducationCounts_Michiana
  • United Way of St. Joseph County
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • University of Notre Dame
    • Children's Programming
    • Convention and Election Coverage
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Vail Rubber Works
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Van Horne Jewelers
    • Business Programming
    • Keeping Up Appearances
    • Masterpiece
  • Anita and Tom Veldman
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Villing & Company
    • EducationCounts_Michiana
  • Visit Fort Wayne
    • Children's Programming
  • Visit South Bend / Mishawaka
    • Experience Michiana
  • WAUS-FM
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • WSMK / WNIL Radio
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • WVPE Public Radio
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts
    • Miscellaneous Programming
  • Walmart of Plymouth
    • Our Town: Plymouth
  • Whirlpool Corporation
    • Legends: Merlin Hanson - Still Just a Toolmaker
  • Whittaker House
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
  • WoodsToBe Trees
    • Our Town: Harbor Country
    • This Old House
  • Yellow Rose Florist
    • Children's Programming
    • Legends: Tsung Yeh - The Maestro's Touch
  • Zimmer Biomet
    • Black History Month 2017
    • NOVA

Kids Club and Raising Readers

  • John Anderson Foundation
  • Better World Books
  • Early Childhood Alliance
  • Indian Summer
  • Mossberg & Company
  • Papa John's
  • St. Joseph County Parks
  • Sylvester & Tessie Kaminski Foundation
  • YMCA of Michiana
  • Promotional Support

    • Alpha Graphics
    • Duley Press
    • Express Press
    • Mossberg & Company Inc.
    • Rink Printing

    General Operating Grants

    • 1st Source WNIT Fund - CFSJC
    • WNIT Public Television Fund - CFSJC

    It is the generous support of these area companies and organizations that allows all of Michiana to enjoy and benefit from the diverse spectrum of WNIT programming.