The Alumni Network, including this Web site, is independent from WGBH, and is intended solely for scholarly research.
While the Alumni site might be beneficial to those doing scholarly research, for all of us it’s a tremendous asset, keeping connected those who were fortunate enough to work at ‘GBH and allowing us to share memories and keep our shared history alive.
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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 and editor. 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:
- Browse through related stories by category or tag.
- Add comments on any story or profile; after moderation, they will appear on that story.
- Submit stories and photos directly on the site.
- Subscribe to new stories via e-mail.
In 2023, Christine Lear took on the mantle of content editor, while Jay remains publisher and occasionally posts stories of special interest.
This is a labor of love.