Ben Wattenberg, a neoconservative author and host of a nationally syndicated talk show on public television, died June 28 in Washington, D.C. He was 81.
My dear father, known as Frank to his 'GBH family, passed away over the weekend. I always loved hearing his work stories (Zoom, the news, the Pops on the Esplanade, the BSO, The French Chef with Julia Child, This Old House, The Victory Garden...the list goes on).
Frontline founder David Fanning has stepped down after three decades as the executive producer of the landmark public television series.
From Jim Boyd: We said good-bye yesterday to my long-time good friend Bob Wilson. Bob was a news photographer at WGBH-TV and WCVB Channel 5 Boston, a US Army Vietnam War era veteran and an avid horseman. His casket was carried by an elegant horse carriage to the cemetery where he received a fitting military salute. It was a heart-warming sendoff for a truly deserving man.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame will be inducting Julia Child and David Ives on Friday, September 12, 2014, at noon at Boston Mariott Quincy.
After 18 years, Emily Rooney is stepping down as host of WGBH’s nightly news and opinion show “Greater Boston,” and will instead focus on “Beat the Press,” the weekly program she also moderates.
Norm Abram: “As a brilliant creator/producer/director, Russ Morash has used his personal passion and love for well prepared food, gardening, home improvement/repair and woodworking to develop a whole new genre of television programs."
“Victory Garden’s edibleFEAST” to combine classic clips from The Victory Garden with new segments.
We're looking for your recommendations, corrections, and confirmations of WGBH's national innovations over the decades.