Jon Abbott: It is with great sadness that we share the terrible news that our colleague Valerie Gunderson has passed away. Valerie was a key member of the ’GBH family for more than 25 years.
After 18 years, Emily Rooney is stepping down as host of WGBH’s nightly news and opinion show “Greater Boston,” and will instead focus on “Beat the Press,” the weekly program she also moderates.
Public television station WGBH has been on the cutting edge of children’s programming for decades, but its latest show is designed for every conceivable electronic device but one: the TV set.
From Current: Director Fred Barzyk began his career at Boston’s WGBH, experimenting with television and the emerging form of video. Now, the director is preparing to produce the final short film of his drama trilogy on death.
We're looking for your recommendations, corrections, and confirmations of WGBH's national innovations over the decades.
New Hampshire Public Television is contracting some business services out to Boston's WGBH, but says its independence and local focus will remain.
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 Current.org: PBS’s ongoing negotiations to curb per-hour costs of producing programs and to assert more control over content are increasing friction with its largest producer, Boston’s powerhouse WGBH, according to sources at other stations with knowledge of the situation.
From the Boston Globe: I loved the first season of “Downton," [but] season two has a phoned-in quality, miracles occur where skillful writing might have intervened, subplots wax and wane randomly. But I am an originalist snob.
Rebecca Eaton: “Downton Abbey is the closest thing to water-cooler television as public television gets."