Bernice “Bunny” Olenick, 87, executive producer

From Cynthia Broner

WGBH notes the passing of lifelong activist and former ’GBHer Bernice “Bunny” Olenick on 12/22. Bunny joined the sports and specials unit at WGBH in 1976 as an assistant working on tennis programming.

(Historical note: In 1963, WGBH introduced tennis to American TV, with sportscaster Bud Collins and the National Doubles from Longwood Cricket Club.) Read more...

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WGBH Stalwarts Honored

These long time members of the WGBH family will be honored at this year’s Human Resources Service Awards ceremony, Thurs, 2/2 in Studio A. Those WGBH and WGBY employees who have passed the 10, 15-, 20-, 25-, 30-, 35- and 40-year employment milestones will be honored. Human Resources used the dates 1/1/04 – 12/31/05 to determine eligibility, so if you believe your name should be listed, and isn’t, please contact Dee Savage at WGBH Human Resources. Read more...

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Notes on the Passing of Animator Derek Lamb

From Cynthia Broner — 11/14/2005

Sad news: Animator Derek Lamb, who adapted Edward Gorey’s art for the Mystery! opening credits and stage sets, passed away last Saturday [11/12/05].

“Derek was a delight to work with and a beloved member of the WGBH family,” says Mystery! ’s executive producer Rebecca Eaton. “Thanks to his inspired animation of Edward Gorey’s charmingly macabre illustrations, the Mystery! open is still a classic of television art.” Read more...

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