We have begun planning the next reunion, and we need your help! In order to make sure it will be another experience to remember, we need to know your preferences.
In the realm of public radio, the Boston situation — close quarters combat between well-off rivals (WGBH and WBUR) — is extremely rare.
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.”
WGBH-FM was already attracting listeners who cared about the quality of sound. Why just radio? Why not television?
We're looking for your recommendations, corrections, and confirmations of WGBH's national innovations over the decades.
From the Boston Globe – 7/6/2012
Eric Jackson hosted his last weeknight show on WGBH-FM (89.7) Thursday night, and thanks to local saxophonist Ken Field, he went out with a funeral.
From the Boston Globe: Ron Della Chiesa, 73, voice of the BSO, sounds off on musicians from Beethoven to Lady Gaga.
From the Boston Globe: Eric Jackson is celebrating 30 years hosting his jazz program, “Eric in the Evening."
From the Boston Globe: Some listeners are apparently gravitating to WBUR’s new rival because WGBH is offering more local programming, including talk shows. That’s not a bad development.
From the Boston Globe: Thousands of listeners are leaving WBUR and tuning into WGBH-FM 89.7, which last year replaced music programs with news and talk shows very much like WBUR’s.