Contact Info

Use the information below for questions regarding PBS Chicago and Northwest Indiana WYIN-56 and NPR 89.1 FM. Programming, membership inquiries, and general comments. We will respond as soon as possible, generally within a few hours. In any case, if you are still waiting to hear from us in 24 hours, kindly call us at 219-756-5656.


Above all, your privacy is important to us. We will never share your information with third parties.

8625 Indiana Place
Merrillville, IN 46410
Directions to Lakeshore
Main Switchboard: 1-219-756-5656
Toll Free Hotline: 1-800-276-5656
Fax Number: 1-219-755-4312
News Hotline: 1-219-769-NEWS (6397)
Member Services: 1-219-756-5656 ext 327
Sustainer Services: 1-219-756-5656 ext 327
Television/ Closed Captioning: 1-219-756-5656 ext 306
Radio: 1-219-769-WLPR (9577)
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In brief, for assistance with our online public inspection file, please contact our Programming Manager at (219) 756-5656.


View our Closed Captioning Quality Certification Here. In addition, you can contact us for information on Lakeshore PBS Chicago and Northwest Indiana closed captioning at


Tax ID number: 31-0960136
Legal Name: Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc. (this includes both Lakeshore PBS and Lakeshore Public Radio)