About Us

WPHL-TV

WPHL-TV – now known as PHL17- signed on the air September 17, 1965. PHL17 produced and aired numerous local television shows over the years, including kids’ favorite Wee Willie Webber’s Colorful Cartoon Club, Dr. Shock’s Horror Theater, and the 1980s teen dance hit Dancin’ on Air. During much of the 1970s and 1980s, the station was known as “The Great Entertainer.” On September 5, 2006, the station became an affiliate of MyNetworkTV.

Community Connection

In addition to its popular programming, PHL17 is active in community and charitable events. Viewers can catch PHL17′s Events Team throughout the Delaware Valley at Phillies games, Mummers charity events, marathons, and other sponsored events. Meeting fans and working closely with the public is important to PHL17, as also reflected in its weekly community affairs program, In Focus, featuring Steve Highsmith. To submit your information for a future event, please send an email to wphl.psa@tribune.com.

EEO Public File Report

WPHL-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting Station and an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated toproviding broad outreach regarding job vacancies.

WPHL-TV provides notice of job openings to qualified organizations that request such notices. If your organization distributes information about employmentopportunities to job seekers, or refers job seekers to potential employers, and you wish to receive notice of job opening at WPHL-TV send a letter to WPHL-TV identifying your organization, describing the employment related services you provide, and requesting to be placed on our job referral list.

WPHL FCC EEO Public File Reports

For more information, or to make a request to place your organization on WPHL-TV’s mailing list, contact:

Human Resources
WPHL-TV
5001 Wynnefield Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Email: resumes@phl17.com

Closed Captioning Information
Immediate Contact Information
Phone: 215-878-1524 (Please use this number for CLOSED CAPTIONING CONCERNS ONLY)
Fax: 215-878-7058

Written Complaint Contact Information
Engineering Department
5001 Wynnefield Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone:
1-215-878-1700
Fax: 215-878-7058

TO CONTACT PHL17
WPHL-TV
5001 Wynnefield Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Email:  feedback@phl17.com

1-215-878-1700