Becton to Sign Off at WGBH

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series The Henry Becton Collection

From the Boston Globe

WGBH president Henry Becton Jr., who presided over the growth of Boston’s public television station into a national production powerhouse, told the station’s staff yesterday that he will step down from his post in October.

Jonathan C. Abbott and Henry Becton Jr.

Jonathan C. Abbott, WGBH’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, will take over as president.

The move comes at a time of change for WGBH, which is expanding its digital programming, struggling to attract corporate underwriting, and moving, next spring, to a vast new complex in Brighton.

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