Director’s Note from Fred Barzyk

This entry is part 24 of 24 in the series The Fred Barzyk CollectionFred Barzyk recalls an embarrassing moment from this first year of being a director at WGBH, in 1960. Read more.

Janet Weaver (Eltinge), 73, ZOOM Producer

Elizabeth Spear Graham: Janet was a pioneer of the ZOOM GUEST series where the focus was on a child who possessed a particular ability and talent. Read more.

Russ Connor: A Last Hurrah for a Friend

Fred Barzyk: How shall I remember him? I guess with a smile on my face as his witty comments on art and artists swirled around me… followed by his gentle smile and soft laugh. Read more.

Anne Adams, 55, producer and innovator

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. Read more.

Russell Connor, 89, TV Host

Beloved artist, museum educator, writer, TV host died March 24. Read more.

After a 40-year career in radio, WGBH’s Phil Redo is moving on

After four decades in the business, Phil Redo is ready to step down. The WGBH general manager for radio and local news will retire from his position at the station. Read more.

Russell Baker, 93, Masterpiece Theater host

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. Read more.

Susan Kaplan, 80, development staffer

Edye Baker: “Susan had a wonderful way of connecting with volunteers and making everyone feel so welcome; her sincerity always showed through." Read more.