Friends, colleagues, and family gathered to celebrate the pioneering career of Michael Ambrosino, creator of Nova, Odyssey, and producer of many WGBH programs.
Madeline Cohen: While I’ve known for a while about my grandparents’ many achievements, it wasn’t until this summer when I interviewed them for this blog that I realized just how extraordinary their stories are.
She wrote cookbooks and was a magazine food columnist. She taught cooking classes and for a time ran a Vermont inn. She had been a WGBH producer and an official with the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities.
Tom joined WGBH in 1974 and he soon became a writer-announcer, an association that lasted more than 15 years.
For nearly 30 years, she was part of the PBS family through her production, programming, and leadership roles at the WGBH, WOUB, WTVI, and NHPTV stations.
Joe Pugliesi: It is with deep regret that I report the passing yesterday of retired longtime WGBH engineer Rich Harrison.
From Fred Barzyk: I invited Frank and his wife to one of my "Learn to Act for TV" courses. Since I had convinced the management to let me do dramas, I needed to find volunteer actors. Frank and his wife were some of the first to join.
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.
The Library of Congress and Boston public broadcaster WGBH will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 with pioneers and experts in public broadcasting on Friday, Nov. 3.
Barbara was a member of the small group that gathered in the latter half of 1973 in the less than inviting environment of 475 Western Avenue to start production of the new (as yet unnamed) Nova science series.