WBEZ Parent Company Buying Sun Times
(AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)

The parent company of WBEZ radio in Chicago is planning to buy the Chicago Sun Times. The Chicago Public Media Board of Directors voted last night to move forward with the acquisition. The organizations expect to close the transaction by January 31st. Under the banner of Chicago Public Media, WBEZ and the Sun-Times are expected to reach more than two-million people a week in the Chicago area across broadcast, print, and digital channels.