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Our history

Don Hallock created the original WGBH Alumni Web site for the first reunion in 2000. Later that year, he moved it to its current URL and stewarded it through a burst of creative energy, publishing dozens of profiles, stories, and images over the next six years, through the 2006 Reunion.

When Don stepped down in 2007, Jay Collier volunteered to serve as publisher. He integrated all of Don’s content into version 2 of the site, improving usability and, while continuing to publish new material from alumni.

Then, working under the umbrella of The Compass LLC, Jay migrated the site into WordPress in September 2010 and revised the interface in May 2016 and November 2019. Visitors can:

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1 Comment

  1. Elizabeth Burton on July 11, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    Bill, I never did Tanglewood, but certainly did Dave Davis’s musical programs. It was a wonderful time to be working at GBH. I’ll never forget the energy and enthusiasm of all of us. We turned a staid “educational” station into an exciting channel. What an honor for you! My best, Elizabeth Burton

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