Frank Lane, 74, Cameraman and Studio Engineer

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My dear father, known as Frank to his ‘GBH family, passed away over the weekend. I always loved hearing his work stories (Zoom, the news, the Pops on the Esplanade, the BSO, The French Chef with Julia Child, This Old House, The Victory Garden…the list goes on).

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Bob Wilson, Television Photographer

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From Jim Boyd: We said good-bye yesterday to my long-time good friend Bob Wilson. Bob was a news photographer at WGBH-TV and WCVB Channel 5 Boston, a US Army Vietnam War era veteran and an avid horseman. His casket was carried by an elegant horse carriage to the cemetery where he received a fitting military salute. It was a heart-warming sendoff for a truly deserving man.

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Morash to receive Lifetime Achievement Emmy

Russ Morash

Norm Abram: “As a brilliant creator/producer/director, Russ Morash has used his personal passion and love for well prepared food, gardening, home improvement/repair and woodworking to develop a whole new genre of television programs.”

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

Jazz Funeral for Eric Jackson

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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Mark Steele: Editing WGBH

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We finished most of the shows that aired on PBS: This Old House, The Victory Garden, Masterpiece Theatre, FRONTLINE, Mystery, NOVA, Evening at Pops, Championship Ballroom Dancing,and An Evening of Championship Skating to name a few.

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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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