Sixty years of innovation. Ten years of alumni news and first-person stories.
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  • Sam Newbury, 69, Producer for Fred Rogers


    From Ralph Schuetz Sam Newbury grew up in Concord MA.  He graduated from Swarthmore, went to Carnegie Mellon for a short time, and then came back (home) to Boston.  Working on the crew at WGBH might well have been his first job … as it was mine after three years in the Navy.  In any […] | Read more.

  • Peggy Charren, 86, children’s TV pioneer

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    Jon Abbott: "Peggy Charren ... took on the giants of the commercial television industry in the 1970s and brought about substantive programming and legislative changes that bettered the lives of millions.” | Read more.

  • Audio: David Atwood on 30 years at WGBH-TV


    David Atwood got hired at WGBH-TV in 1965, for 80 bucks a week. He worked his way up from hanging lights in the studio to directing thousands of hours of groundbreaking TV over a four decade career. | Read more.

  • The 2015 Alumni Reunion Party: We Need You!

    We’ve heard from over 100 Alums already, but we need to hear from YOU! The sooner we have a head count, the sooner we can firm up plans for this very special day. | Read more.

  • Reunion 2015: Save the Date – Redux


    RSVP’S have already arrived, and we’re waiting to hear from YOU! Take a look at this great list of people who are planning to be there. Then, RSVP Today! | Read more.

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