Category: Stories

Boston-based ‘Frontline’ names new executive producer

David-Fanning-on-chair

Frontline founder David Fanning has stepped down after three decades as the executive producer of the landmark public television series. | Read more.

In: 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, Frontline, Press

My Favorite Story: Julia Child’s Car Talk

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In 1985 Julia Child received an honorary doctorate from her alma mater, Smith College. One of WGBY’s supporters arranged for her old classmate to stay on the day after the ceremony to do a reception for our donors. | Read more.

In: Features

My Favorite Story: Child and Cosby

Julia Child from Wikipedia

Someone came over and asked Julia to come along to the next room for a publicity photo. She walked in, and there was Bill Cosby. | Read more.

In: Features, Julia Child

Don Quayle, 84, NPR’s first president

Don Quayle

The first president of National Public Radio has died. Don Quayle was 84 years old. He had a long career in public broadcasting — both television and radio. | Read more.

In: 1960s, 1970s, Obituaries

Joe Day, 78, tenacious reporter

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As a member of Channel 2’s “The Reporters” team, Joe Day refused to take no for an answer. | Read more.

In: 1970s, 1980s, Obituaries, The Reporters, WGBH 2
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