Years at WGBH: 1956-67 Position(s): Producer, director, manager From the University of Maryland Libraries David MacFarland Davis was born on March 23, 1926 in St. Charles, Illinois to Harrold Henry Davis and Bernice (MacFarland) Goodstein. He received his bachelor’s degree in musical education from Northwestern University in 1947, and a MS degree from the University…

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From Fred Barzyk At the age of 81 Dave passed away on May 23, 2007, in the kitchen of his home in Guyana. He and his wife Joyce had been retired and playing Jazz around the islands since 1993. From WGBH QuickNooz (by permission) — 8/20/2007 Sad news from the Caribbean: Former WGBH Station Manager…

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From Don Hallock As I remember, a 30 year old Dave Davis came to us at WGBH-TV from the University of North Carolina campus TV in 1957. That was the same year I, at 19, began in the scene shop as assistant to Peter Prodan. Dave was a musician and veteran television Producer-Director. He succeeded…

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From the collection of Dave Nohling Click on the images to see the original memo. Read the text, below. Memorandum July 23, 1958 To: Tv producer-directors From: David M. Davis Subject: Creativity I have a great concern that we are not all utilizing the creative imagination that we have to make our programs interesting, stimulating,…

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I joined the WGBH Educational Foundation as secretary to Michael Ambrosino in the Program Department (1965-67); then served as administrative assistant to Jack Caldwell in the Production Department (1967-68). In the course of these 3 years, I also worked in various capacities for Bob Larsen, Dave Davis, and Greg Harney. When an opportunity arose to…

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Here is our current list of WGBH alumni, including those for whom we do and do not have e-mail addresses. (We have also included the names of our deceased colleagues in memoriam.) “Yes” after a name means we do have an e-mail address. “No” means we do not. Some people are listed more than once because we have multiple…

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Please let us know if you’re planning on attending by sending an RSVP! Want to see the newest RSVPs? Check out our list sorted by submission date RSVPs received as of April 30 — In alphabetical order Your first name Your last name Years at WGBH Will you attend? Your comments Departments/shows/roles Chip Adams 1977-1981(WGBY)1981-1994(Webb staff and…

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