The Production Group at WGBH


Local knowledge • National experience • World-class facilities • Out-of-this-world service

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Management Team

Tim Mangini, Senior Director, Production Technology

For 35 years Tim Mangini has been producing television and film projects large and small. Prior to joining the Production Group he worked for eighteen years supervising the production and post-production of over 350 FRONTLINE documentaries. Before joining FRONTLINE Tim worked domestically and internationally in the film, television, and multimedia industries for sixteen years as a director, producer, cinematographer and editor. After beginning his career at Hannah Barbera as a cartoon-character voice editor he worked as a director, photographer and multi-media programmer for such clients as NASA, NPR and MCI. Later, he worked on an award-winning team as a sound editor and sound effects recordist. His list of film credits include: "Pennies From Heaven", "Under Fire", “Poltergeist”, "48 Hours", "Gremlins", "2010", "Star Trek IV" and the IMAX film "Behold Hawaii".
Chris Fournelle: Director of Post-Production

With a talented team of editors, mixers and engineers, Chris serves a diverse client base that delivers programming to PBS and other major clients and distribution networks. For 11 years Chris managed FRONTLINE’s post-production group. He coordinated producer delivery, set and maintained quality standards, and insured timely delivery of the weekly series. Over the past several years Chris has focused on file-based workflows, becoming a sought-after expert for his presentations on the challenge of moving media from acquisition to off-line to on-line to delivery. Chris started his career in the film and video industry in 1993 working in television, motion pictures, commercials and corporate communication. In 1996, he joined Hammond Communications Group in Lexington, Kentucky as a producer/director of local and regional film commercials for corporate clients such as Valvoline, Long John Silvers, and Keeneland Racecourse. His work has taken him around the world to countries such as Egypt, Singapore, China, Croatia, Ecuador, and the Netherlands.
Ed Chuk: Director WGBH Studios

Ed ChuckEd Chuk has over 35 years experience in commercial and non-commercial broadcasting. After obtaining a Masters degree in Broadcasting and Film from Boston University, Ed went on to work at WGN-TV in Chicago, WPIX-TV in New York, WHDH and WFXT in Boston, as well as managing MCET, the commonwealth's distance learning network. Ed was the primary technical director for 7 News and Fox 25 live newscasts for over 10 years. Aside from daily news, he was directly involved in major events such as Boston's Tall Ships, The Boston Marathon, the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, MLB, MLS, NHL, and NFL broadcasts, and WGBH's coverage of the Democratic Convention in 2004. He has been at WGBH for over 14 years as Operations Manager and in his current role as Director, WGBH Studios.
Terry Quinn: Studio and EFP Operations Manager

Portrait of Terry QuinnTerry Quinn brings over 30 years of experience in Public Television to the forefront in her role as Studio Manager at WGBH. Terry started her career at Springfield's WGBY, fullfilling numerous hands on production roles at WGBH's sister station. Terry spent nearly 20 years coordinating WGBX's coverage of the Massachusetts State House as an assistant Director and Associate Producer for Gavel to Gave l .
Kim Neger: Production Manager

Portrait of Kim NegerKim Neger has been part of The Production Group team for over 25 years. After graduating from Boston University with a degree in journalism, Kim worked in various production-related jobs at WSBK in Boston until becoming a producer for the station's public affairs programming. Later, Kim continued in her career as a freelance producer in which she had the opportunity to work on a variety of productions including broadcast, corporate, and commercial. A freelance job brought her to WGBH 25 years ago and she has remained here ever since.
Coburn Bennett: Scenics Manager

Portrait of Coburn BennettFor over 30 years Coburn Bennett has been supporting video productions and other projects with design, construction, and logistical support. His projects include Masterpiece Theatre, Mystery, Zoom, local news, public affairs productions, and fund raising galas. He has extensive experience working with in-house and outside clients.
Beth Godlin Lillis: Post production Operations Manager

Beth Godlin LillisBeth Godlin Lillis has been at WGBH for almost 10 years, first as a Unit Manager and then in her current role as Post Production Operations Manager. She attended SUNY New Paltz in New Paltz, New York studying film and video production. Before coming to WGBH she worked in New York City in advertising and post production.

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Studios | WGBH

4,500-square-foot main studio with light grid

1,860-square-foot studio with light grid

220-seat HD theater

Dramatic, production-ready location

Full-service post suite rental

Special event services

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(617) 300-2000
Ed Chuk x2354
Kim Neger x2579

OutPost | WGBH

Audio Post

Video Editing

Leased Suites


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(617) 300-2000
Beth Godlin Lillis x2213
Chris Fournelle x5378
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