Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

WKNO

Public broadcasting for the Mid-South

three stars

88.59

7151 Cherry Farms Road Cordova, TN 38016
tel: (901) 458-2521   Web Site
EIN: 62-0525567

Board Leadership
Bob Miller
Board Chairman

CEO
Michael LaBonia
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.59 three stars
  Financial 85.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In its unique role as the independent, not-for-profit, community-owned broadcasting voice in the Mid-South, WKNO is dedicated to quality radio and television programming in order to illuminate, inform, entertain, and educate the people of the Mid-South community. WKNO is committed to respond to the needs of the community, reflect community talents and resources, and represent Memphis and the Mid-South to itself, the region and the nation.

In its unique role as the independent, not-for-profit, community-owned broadcasting voice in the Mid-South, WKNO is dedicated to quality radio and television programming in order to illuminate, inform, entertain, and educate the people of the Mid-South community. WKNO is committed to respond to the needs of the community, reflect community talents and resources, and represent Memphis and the Mid-South to itself, the region and the nation.

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Financial

three stars

85.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
69.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.66
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WKNO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WKNO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,931,907
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,617,458
Total Contributions $4,549,365
   Program Service Revenue $310,161
Total Primary Revenue $4,859,526
   Other Revenue $485,937
TOTAL REVENUE $5,345,463
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,044,487
   Administrative Expenses $773,037
   Fundraising Expenses $822,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,639,527
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-294,064
   
Net Assets $10,141,543

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$166,485 2.95% Michael LaBonia President, CEO

Mission

In its unique role as the independent, not-for-profit, community-owned broadcasting voice in the Mid-South, WKNO is dedicated to quality radio and television programming in order to illuminate, inform, entertain, and educate the people of the Mid-South community. WKNO is committed to respond to the needs of the community, reflect community talents and resources, and represent Memphis and the Mid-South to itself, the region and the nation.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WKNO (TN) 88.59 three stars
WWOZ (LA) 88.97 three stars
Lakeland PBS (MN) 88.04 three stars
WVIA Public Media (PA) 90.37 four stars
Cincinnati Public Radio (OH) 86.34 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

WKNO
7151 Cherry Farms Road
Cordova, TN 38016
tel: (901) 458-2521
EIN: 62-0525567

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Board Leadership

Bob Miller
Board Chairman

CEO

Michael LaBonia
President & CEO