Information for Your Advisors

Thank you for your interest in providing for the station through your estate plan. Following is information you and your advisor may find helpful.

Our legal name and official address for purposes of wills, trusts, beneficiary designation, etc. is

825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019

Our Federal Tax Identification Number is: 26-2810489

For bequests or other planned gifts, please use our legal name: WNET. WNET is the parent company of both Channel Thirteen (WNET) and WLIW Channel 21. Please DO NOT name PBS as the beneficiary if you wish to support Thirteen or WLIW21.  A gift to PBS will not benefit WNET.

We also manage the New Jersey public television station, NJTV, whose legal name is Public Media New Jersey.  Its Federal Tax Identification Number is 45-2552448

Stock brokers seeking information about transferring shares of stock electronically to WNET should call the Development Department at 212-560-6612, or email

Questions regarding life-income plans such as charitable gift annuities or charitable remainder trusts should be directed to either Cynde Horne at 212.560.4989,; or Larissa Fernandez at 212.560.6832,

Executors and attorneys handling estates and trusts for donors to THIRTEEN or WLIW21 or to NJTV should contact Cynde Horne as noted above.

For any other information, please contact us at

Office of Planned Giving
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Please let us know

If you are planning to name WNET as one of your beneficiaries, we encourage you to tell us now. We can work with you and your advisors to make sure the gift is planned and administered properly. It also gives us the opportunity to thank you and invite you to periodic events and to include you as a member of our Legacy Society. Requests for anonymity are respected

WNET does not provide legal advice.  We do not serve as executors or trustees.  Please consult your attorney or other professional advisor for advice regarding the disposition of your estate.