Eric Jackson: "Steve was this warm presence who invited you in when he was on the air with the sound of his voice and the music he played.”
Ward Chamberlin Jr., a leading architect of the nation’s public broadcasting system who revitalized PBS stations in New York and Washington and nurtured the career of the documentarian Ken Burns, died on Thursday in Bedford, Mass.
William R. Grant, an award-winning producer of some of public television's most successful programs, was for two years managing editor of “Frontline” and 10 years was executive editor of “NOVA.”
Margy led a distinguished career in institutional development spanning positions at the Belmont Hill School, the Museum of Science Boston, and WGBH.
From the mid 1970s until 2006 Jim was a scenic carpenter at WGBH, a job that utilized his many talents
Considered the first sports print journalist to establish a regular second home on TV, Mr. Collins began offering tennis commentary for Boston’s WGBH-TV from the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill not long after he became a Globe columnist in 1963.
Mr. White was in the studio audience for a WGBH show called “Folk Music USA” when he inquired about volunteer opportunities at the station and wound up with a new career.
Dave was the heart of our physical plant operations, and that brought him into contact with hundreds and hundreds of ’GBHers. I share your deep shock at losing this valued colleague so suddenly.
Ted worked on several special projects for WGBH under the direction of then President, Hartford Gunn, and for a time was the Manager of WGBX-TV, Channel 44.
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.