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.
Some sad news for the WGBH community: Former ’GBHer Kathryn Farrelly died suddenly of heart failure on Sat, 11/12, and WGBH Series Producer Carl Charlson, died peacefully on Thurs, 11/16 after a battle with ALS.
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.
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.”
Ward Chamberlin Jr., a leading architect of the nation’s public broadcasting system who revitalized PBS stations in New York and Washington and nurtured the career of the documentarian Ken Burns, died on Thursday in Bedford, Mass.
William R. Grant, an award-winning producer of some of public television's most successful programs, was for two years managing editor of “Frontline” and 10 years was executive editor of “NOVA.”
Margy led a distinguished career in institutional development spanning positions at the Belmont Hill School, the Museum of Science Boston, and WGBH.
From the mid 1970s until 2006 Jim was a scenic carpenter at WGBH, a job that utilized his many talents
Considered the first sports print journalist to establish a regular second home on TV, Mr. Collins began offering tennis commentary for Boston’s WGBH-TV from the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill not long after he became a Globe columnist in 1963.
Mr. White was in the studio audience for a WGBH show called “Folk Music USA” when he inquired about volunteer opportunities at the station and wound up with a new career.