Employee Benefits

Here at Chicago Public Media our employees share our passion for public service news and information. We strive to create a collaborative environment where our employees can share their ideas. Chicago Public Media offers the following benefits to help our staff be supported and engaged in their work:

  • PPO health plan
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
  • Domestic partnership coverage
  • Pre-tax deductions for public transportation and parking
  • Flexible Spending Account for medical and dependant care
  • EAP - Employee Assistance Program
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Business casual dress code for most departments
  • Two weeks of paid parental leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Ample bicycle parking with a gender neutral shower room for bike commuters
  • WBEZ MemberCard providing two-for-one discounts to dozens of restaurants in the Chicago area
  • Discounts to many Navy Pier restaurants and vendors
  • Free tickets to select events hosted by Chicago Public Media Partners
  • Short and long term disability plans
  • Mother's Room (private accommodations for nursing mothers)
  • Donuts every Friday for the staff