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 Jennifer Lewis-Hall. To submit your information for a future event, please send an email to wphl.psa@tribunemedia.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 employment opportunities 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
5001 Wynnefield Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Email: resumes@phl17.com

Closed captioning inquiries should be directed to the following:

Phone: (215) 878-7010
Email: captioning.Inquiry@PHL17.com

We will make every effort to respond or otherwise resolve your inquiry within 24 hours or 1 business day.

Written closed captioning complaints should be directed to the following:

Buddy Moya
Manager of Technology
5001 Wynnefield Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: (215) 883-3348
Email: captioning.Complaint@PHL17.com

Before sending a formal written complaint, we recommend you first submit an inquiry. We may be able to resolve your problem immediately without the need for a formal complaint. In any event, we will respond to your complaint within 30 days.

5001 Wynnefield Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Email:  feedback@phl17.com