Expand Your Community
The nonprofit Cascade Public Media group helps expand community participation through our PBS member station KCTS 9, our digital news site, Crosscut and our year-round events. We help Northwest people learn, grow and make a difference.
Who We Are
Cascade Public Media is a community-licensed, publicly supported media organization committed to public interest journalism, quality programming and community activities to increase civic engagement.
KCTS delivers a wide variety of public television programming over-the-air and online. In partnership with PBS, BBC, American Public Television and more, we feature the best in news, documentaries, drama and educational children’s programming.
Crosscut’s team of local journalists provides context and analysis on the issues shaping our region. With teams focused on news and politics, arts and culture, science and environment, and race and equity, Crosscut goes in-depth to help people understand our corner of the world and how they can be a part of shaping it for the better.
Our mission is – To Inspire a Smarter World