Stories shared at the celebration of Michael Ambrosino's career in October 2019
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The esteemed Gold Circle recognizes veteran professionals who for 50 years or more have made significant contributions to their professional community, the television industry, and to individuals training for careers in the TV field.
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.
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