Closed Captioning Quality Certification
All programming provided by KCTS 9 complies with the closed captioning requirements established by the Federal Communications Commission as embodied in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1, including regulations concerning closed captioning quality. Programming provided by KCTS 9 complies with these regulations by either: (i) satisfying the caption quality standards set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(j)(2); (ii) adopting and following the “Video Programmer Best Practices” set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(k)(1); or (iii) being subject to one or more of the captioning exemptions set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(d), including programming for which the audio is in a language other than English or Spanish and that is not scripted programming that can be captioned using the “electronic news room” technique; interstitial material, promotional announcements, and public service announcements that are 10 minutes or less in duration; and/or programming that consists primarily of non-vocal music.
CPB Annual Financial Reports
Local Content and Services Reports
KCTS 9's annual report on key programs and activities.
- Fiscal Year 2021 (PDF)
- Fiscal Year 2020 (PDF)
- Fiscal Year 2019 (PDF)
- Fiscal Year 2018 (PDF)
- Fiscal Year 2017 (PDF)
- Fiscal Year 2016 (PDF)
- Fiscal Year 2015 (PDF)
Annual 990 and 990T forms available to the public:
- Fiscal Year 2020: 990 (PDF) | 990-T (PDF)
- Fiscal Year 2019: 990 (PDF) | 990-T (PDF)
- Fiscal Year 2018: 990 (PDF) | 990-T (PDF)
Annual Consolidated Financial Statements
Our most recent reports, with report from independent auditors, published each fall.
CPM Diversity Annual Reports
KCTS 9 is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates and employees have the right to be in surroundings free from harassment and unlawful discrimination. Our candidate screening and hiring process seeks the most qualified person for the job regardless of race, religion/creed, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, military/veteran status, genetics/genetic markers, health status, physical or mental disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state or federal laws. All work-related actions are administered based on performance, experience, qualifications and other job-related factors.
Cascade Public Media Annual Report To Donors
To obtain copies of annual reports and filings, contact:
Legal Affairs Manager
401 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109