WHTJ is a full service television station in Charlottesville, Virginia, broadcasting on local digital channel 46 and virtual channel 41. Founded in 1989, it is owned by by Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation. It is a member station of PBS (Public Broadcasting Service.) With sister stations WCVW and WCVE, the network
is known as "Community Idea Stations." As the originating station for the Idea Stations, WCVE was the first educational television station in the United States South, then affiliated with NET (National Education Television.) As of 2011, the Idea Stations broadcast to 44 school districts. In addition to the PBS programming, WHTJ produces and broadcasts local programming, such as "Charlottesville Inside-Out," profiling Charlottesville arts and culture. WHTJ channel is multiplexed, with 41.1 airing airing the WCVE PBS programming, 41.2 with Create, with do-it-yourself programming and 41.3 airing MHz, with news programming.