Reunion 2018: Guestbook

  • Please let us know if you’re planning on attending by sending an RSVP!

RSVPs received as of April 9, 2018

Here are our RSVPs, in order of receipt, with the most recent at the bottom.

Your first name Your last name Years at WGBH Role(s) Department(s) and program(s) Your comments
Dave St Onge 00s, 90s, 80s, 70s, 60s Engineering Engineering Looking forward to it
Monia Joblin 70s Production Advocates, Masterpiece Theatre, ZOOM, PR (on-air promos) Sorry I missed the last reunion, but looking forward to this one. Thanks for organizing it!
Michael Ambrosino 70s, 60s, 50s Production, Administration Programming
Jay Collier 80s Production, Post-production The Ten O’Clock News (intern, PA, editor), Crew (stage manager, switcher), Creative Services (promotion editor, online editor) I’m looking forward to seeing everyone.
Debra Thorburn Ashton 80s, 70s Fundraising Planned Giving in Development Office Looking forward to seeing my friends from 1978-1985.
Sari Sapir 80s, 70s Production NOVA I’m so glad October was chosen, as I plan to be in the States for a family celebration that month and will be able to come to Boston on the 20th. I’m really looking forward to this reunion!
Roger Lyons 90s, 80s, 70s Production, Marketing/Outreach, Auction/Events Programming: Ten O’Clock News, ZOOM, The Advocates, Catch 44, Eliot Norton Reviews,
Hallmark Hall of Fame, Evening Compass), Various how-tos (Theonie’s Greek Easter, Maggie’s Physical Fatness, The Romagnoli’s Table, etc.)

Creative Services/Marketing and Development: Promo production, Marketing videos, Channel 2 Auction, Pledge drives

Softball Commissioner

Too bad we can’t hold the reunion at 125 Western Ave. That’s where the memories are for many of us.
Greg Fitzgerald 00s, 80s, 70s Production Radio News & Music, TV: The Ten O’Clock News Looking forward to seeing everyone again.
Carol Jeffery 60s WGBH/Boston University Scholar I’m delighted that there will ba another reunion.
Ron Blau 70s, 60s Production, Post-production (Too varied to list) Looking forward to seeing old friends!
Charles Scott 00s, 90s, 80s, 70s Production NOVA, American Experience, People’s Century, Rebop, Women In Science, Evolution, Educational Programming
Nancy Porter 00s, 90s, 80s, 70s Production National and Local Production thanks for pulling this together
Hoagy Carmichael 60s Production
Valerie Grabiel 00s, 90s Marketing/Outreach Educational Print and Outreach, A Science Odyssey, Africans in America, Culture Shock, Eye on Education, ZOOM
Audrey Paek 00s, 90s Auction/Events, Administration Trustee and Overseer Relations and President’s Office, Auction/Pledge Volunteer
Richard McGonagle 70s, 60s Production Lighting
Donna Streubel 10s, 80s Administration I live in Florida and really would love to see you and others. I will let you know asap. Thank you Audrey. ☺
Bruce Bordett 70s Production Traffic and Studio Technician Looking forward to seeing everyone.
Marilyn Greenstein 70s Production
Dianne Horgan 10s, 00s, 90s Administration National Program Marketing, Budget and Finance, Development, Sponsorship, Membership Extraordinary organization and people! Looking forward to reconnecting.
Cornelia (Lewine) Fortier 80s, 70s Production Ballroom, MPT anniversary show, Leo Buscaglia, On the Money, Gilbert & Sullivan, pledge, Conrad Teitell, and more that I can’t remember!
Russ Fortier 80s, 70s, 60s Production 1965-’70: Cameraman. 1970-’83: Director The French Chef with Julia Child, Evening at Symphony, The Advocates, Evening at Pops, The Club, Tennis, The Ten O’Clock News, Changing Music with Gunther Schuller, The Photo Show and many, many more over the years.
Siobhan Quinlan 00s Administration Major gifts
Kai Fujita 90s, 80s Administration Frontline, WGBH admin Missed the last reunion; look forward to seeing you soon!
Eileen Hughes 00s, 90s Marketing/Outreach, Auction/Events Educational Print and Outreach, Outreach Coordinator. Auction, Volunteer Services, Volunteer Manager,
Dan Beach 80s, 70s, 60s Support, Production, Post-production Film Department, Traffic Department, and more Looking forward.
Ron Della Chiesa Della Chiesa 60s Radio WGBH and WCRB Looking forward to another great WGBH reunion with so many old friends.
Nina Saltus 80s, 70s Support, Auction/Events, Administration Education Division, Caption Center, P.A. on a few tennis shows Impressive that captioning is now so ubiquitous; started at WGBH.
Judy Larsen 50s
Michael Kolowich 70s News The Ten O’Clock News I’m looking forward to seeing as many Ten O’Clock Newsies as possible!
Carla Raimer 00s, 90s Production, Administration NOVA, The American Experience, How-to’s When I worked at WGBH, not a day went by that I did not appreciate the fact that I was there. Crossing its threshold, thrilled me as I felt honored and excited to be a part of its mission to entertain, educate, and inspire. Since then, my appreciation, and gratitude for the opportunities WGBH provided me has increased. Reconnecting with some of the amazing people who brought and continue to bring wonder to my world is an event I eagerly await!
Judith Rosenbaum 00s, 90s Support WGBH Interactive
Tuggelin Yourgrau 80s Production National and local programming, news, and education
Lesley Norman 90s, 80s Production NOVA, Africans In America
Barbara Levitov 80s, 70s Marketing/Outreach, Auction/Events, Caption Center
Basil Chigas 70s Crew
Charles Hughes 10s, 00s, 90s IT IDS Looking forward to attending
Alan Foster 90s The Ten O’Clock News Executive Producer: “The Ten O’Clock News”
Christine (Simpson) Lear 00s, 90s Auction/Events, Development Can’t wait!
Hilary Finkel Buxton 00s, 90s Production, Post-production, Administration National Underwriting, How-To Unit, Lifestyle Productions: The Victory Garden, This Old House, The New Yankee Workshop, Simply Ming, Food Trip with Todd English, and many others! Looking forward to reconnecting with colleagues and friends!
Ron Blau 70s, ’60s Production, Post-production Edited lots of programs, including Nova and Zoom, studio producer of Zoom Looking forward to seeing old (meaning from long ago, not meaning doddering) friends!
Virginia Kassel 60s, ’50s Production, Post-production A Time to Dance (PA), Deadline 10:45, Prospects for Mankind, Elliot Norton Reviews, What’s New, Louis M. Lyons News Very much looking forward to familiar and new faces.
Bob Gore 70s Production, Administration FM and finance I am so eager to see friends from my memorable years on Western Ave.
Sue DeMarco 90s, ’80s, ’70s Production, Post-production The Ten O’Clock News (’79-’81); Ballroom Dancing; Last Chance Garage and other Chris Gilbert How-To’s; vidifont/production misc. (’81-’84); The Advocates: Who Should Be President? (’84); NOVA and misc. National Productions post production (’84-’97) So looking forward to seeing everyone!
Abby Thomas Zimmerman 00s, ’90s Marketing/Outreach National Sponsorship
Aida Moreno 00s, ’90s, ’80s, ’70s Production National productions, Antiques Roadshow, America’s Ballroom Challenge and others These reunions provide a great way to see and catch up with old friends.