Bernice “Bunny” Olenick, 87, executive producer

From Cynthia Broner

WGBH notes the passing of lifelong activist and former ’GBHer Bernice “Bunny” Olenick on 12/22. Bunny joined the sports and specials unit at WGBH in 1976 as an assistant working on tennis programming.

(Historical note: In 1963, WGBH introduced tennis to American TV, with sportscaster Bud Collins and the National Doubles from Longwood Cricket Club.) Read more...

WGBH Stalwarts Honored

These long time members of the WGBH family will be honored at this year’s Human Resources Service Awards ceremony, Thurs, 2/2 in Studio A. Those WGBH and WGBY employees who have passed the 10, 15-, 20-, 25-, 30-, 35- and 40-year employment milestones will be honored. Human Resources used the dates 1/1/04 – 12/31/05 to determine eligibility, so if you believe your name should be listed, and isn’t, please contact Dee Savage at WGBH Human Resources. Read more...

Notes on the Passing of Animator Derek Lamb

From Cynthia Broner — 11/14/2005

Sad news: Animator Derek Lamb, who adapted Edward Gorey’s art for the Mystery! opening credits and stage sets, passed away last Saturday [11/12/05].

“Derek was a delight to work with and a beloved member of the WGBH family,” says Mystery! ’s executive producer Rebecca Eaton. “Thanks to his inspired animation of Edward Gorey’s charmingly macabre illustrations, the Mystery! open is still a classic of television art.” Read more...