GBH laid off employees on Wednesday

  By Aidan Ryan Globe Staff,Updated May 22, 2024 Public media organization GBH laid off 31 employees, or 4 percent of its workforce, on Wednesday and suspended production of three television programs, CEO Susan Goldberg told employees. “GBH, like many other media companies, is facing financial headwinds,” Goldberg wrote. “Although our business is complex and…

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Brian O’Donovan, Celtic music and Irish culture ambassador, has died

by Chelsea Merz October 07, 2023 Brian O’Donovan, the longtime host of GBH’s radio show A Celtic Sojournand the creative force and host of “A Christmas Celtic Sojourn,” which has been a holiday tradition for New Englanders for over 20 years, died on Friday at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was…

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Dick Pleasants, A giant of the New England music scene

After graduating from Emerson College in 1970, Dick began his career hosting folk programs on the South Shore, gathering audiences across the state before joining WGBH in Boston in 1978 as host and producer of the “Folk Heritage” show, which ran for more than 25 years.

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Planning the Next Alumni Reunion

We have begun planning the next reunion, and we need your help! In order to make sure it will be another experience to remember, we need to know your preferences.

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In protest, jazz-style funeral for Eric Jackson’s show

From the Boston Globe – 7/6/2012 Eric Jackson hosted his last weeknight show on WGBH-FM (89.7) Thursday night, and thanks to local saxophonist Ken Field, he went out with a funeral. Field, who hosts a show on WMBR-FM (88.1), led a New Orleans-style funeral outside the WGBH building in Brighton to protest the station’s recent cuts in…

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Microphone maestro

Ron Della Chiesa

From the Boston Globe: Ron Della Chiesa, 73, voice of the BSO, sounds off on musicians from Beethoven to Lady Gaga.

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