Anthony Hill, 72, Ten O’Clock News Producer

During his years at Harvard, he wrote for The Harvard Crimson, an experience that launched a journalism career that included the Boston Phoenix, The Real Paper, Newsweek and eventually, led to his reporting for and producing segments for The Ten O’clock News on WGBH.

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Bob Moscone … He’s Left the Building …

A tribute by Don Hallock Rumor has it that Bob (“The King”) Moscone has passed. The news is – very appropriately – making the GBH rounds. If you’ve already been told, simply chalk that up to Bob’s beloved place in our collective hearts …. then send it on. Those of us who knew him remember…

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Rudy Perez Tribute 11/24/1929 – 9/29/2023

By Nancy Mason Hauser I left New York as a critic for “Dance Magazine” in the early 1970s to go to WGBH, Boston’s public television station.  Rudy Perez had already been there two years earlier, creating a ground-breaking dance piece for the medium. It was called “District One.” Commissioned to create a site-specific work (pretty…

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GBH News Remembers Charles J. Ogletree Jr.

Charles J. Ogletree Jr.

As the legal and academic worlds mourn the loss of one of the era’s greatest minds, a flood of tributes point to yet another side of Harvard legal scholar Charles J. Ogletree Jr., who died on Friday: that of a selfless mentor.

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Michael Grossman, Caption Writer & Production Coordinator

It is with great sorrow that I report the death of Michael Grossman on June 22, 2022. Michael was an integral member of The Caption Center from 1984-2005, serving as both caption writer and production coordinator. His diligence, patience and quiet perfection influenced everyone who worked alongside him, and he set the standard for caption…

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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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Karl Lorencic, 91, Engineer Across Four Decades

Karl and his family immigrated to the US in 1965 when he received a job offer from WGBH-TV. He worked as a WGBH engineer for many years, working on programs including The French Chef with Julia Child, Boston Pops, Masterpiece Theater and many, many more.

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