Leadership Member Benefits

Leadership Circle members help Crosscut strengthen its impact on air, online, and in the community. Your investment ensures free public access to trustworthy local journalism and lively events that increase civic engagement. We are grateful for your support and hope you will enjoy the benefits of being a major investor in public media.


  • Subscription to KCTS 9’s monthly Viewer Guide

  • Access to KCTS 9 Passport

  • Recognition of your gift in the Cascade Public Media Annual Report

  • Periodic insider updates and insights about upcoming features

  • Presale ticket access to community events and screenings

  • Invitations to exclusive member-only events, studio & newsroom tours, and receptions with public television personalities



All Editor’s Circle benefits, plus: 

  • Name included along with other supporters in on-air acknowledgements throughout the year

  • Invitation to coffee with the Cascade Public Media Executive Editor and President/CEO

  • Two complimentary tickets to the Crosscut Festival*



All Producer's Circle benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to annual President’s Circle cocktail party with Cascade Public Media’s President/CEO




All President's Circle benefits, plus:

  • Exclusive on-air acknowledgement scheduled at mutually-elected times throughout the year



All Chairman's Circle benefits, plus: 

  • Personal testimonial spot that identifies you and your passion for public media to air during mutually-agreed upon times throughout the year and will be featured on KCTS 9 and Crosscut's websites

*IRS regulations prohibit benefits for people making tax-free gifts from an IRA or grants from Donor Advised Funds”

For questions regarding Leadership Giving benefits and the impact of your gift, please contact:

Ben Derby, Director of Major Gifts
Tel: 206.443.4849
E: bderby@KCTS9.org