The WGBH community notes with sadness the passing of former ’GBH colleague Ken Bader. A Senior Editor for The World (1997-2011), Ken passed away Sat, 8/24.
Jena joined WGBH Enterprises in 2005 as Rights Coordinator. Her commitment and dedication were recognized over the years, most recently with a promotion to Rights and Licensing Manager.
Colgrass was the focus of the first program in the 1970s WGBH “Soundings” series. Soundings was produced by Bunny Olenick and directed by Fred Barzyk.
She wrote cookbooks and was a magazine food columnist. She taught cooking classes and for a time ran a Vermont inn. She had been a WGBH producer and an official with the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities.
Tom joined WGBH in 1974 and he soon became a writer-announcer, an association that lasted more than 15 years.
From Jon Abbott: It is with deep sadness that I share the news that our valued and respected friend and co-worker Anne Adams died after a long illness.
Beloved artist, museum educator, writer, TV host died March 24.
To a generation of television watchers, he was also a familiar face as the host of “Masterpiece Theater” on PBS from 1993 to 2004, having succeeded Alistair Cooke.
From Steve Gilford: I introduced Bliss to WGBH and she immediately shared my enthusiasm for the station, the staff and the programming.
For nearly 30 years, she was part of the PBS family through her production, programming, and leadership roles at the WGBH, WOUB, WTVI, and NHPTV stations.