Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen is the Emmy award-winning host of the weekly television series, 'Open Studio with Jared Bowen', which takes viewers inside the creative process, offering a blend of profiles, performances, and contemporary exhibitions by artists in Greater Boston, New England, and across the country.
He is a contributor to WGBH-TV’s nightly news magazine program, 'Greater Boston' and appears regularly on 89.7 WGBH, where he covers the latest happenings in the region’s theater, art, music, dance and film on WGBH’s 'Morning Edition' and 'Boston Public Radio'. He also serves as a coach/judge on the choir competition show 'Sing That Thing!' and is the moderator of the Boston Speakers Series at Symphony Hall, facilitating conversations with everyone from world leaders to Oscar-winning actors. He is a member of the Boston Theater Critics Association, the Boston Online Film Critics Association and he serves on the Board of Governors for the Boston/New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Jared is also a contributor to the 'PBS NewsHour' and 'Art New England' magazine.
Jared has produced five news documentaries for WGBH and the first three seasons of the public media company’s Eye on Education initiative. He has won two New England Emmy Awards for his arts reporting and is a recipient of the 2013 Commonwealth Award, recognizing achievement in the arts, humanities and sciences.
Jared began his career at 'Dateline NBC' in New York, and is a graduate of Emerson College where he also won several Associated Press Awards.
North Shore Couple Donates 85 Works Of Dutch Art, Including A Rembrandt, To Boston's MFAIt's been one of the most talked about mysteries in Boston's art world that doesn't involve the infamous Isabella Stewart Gardner heist. The question is which museum might end up with one of the world's most celebrated private collections of Dutch and Flemish art, a collection that was painstakingly assembled over 20 years right here in the Boston area.
The Gardner Museum Offers $10 Million For The Return Of Stolen ArtThe Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's Board of Trustees is hoping that money talks. It has authorized a $10 million reward for the return of 13 works stolen from the Gardner in what remains the biggest art heist in history.
A Short Conversation With Jonathan DemmeOscar winning director Jonathan Demme died Wednesday morning in New York City at the age of 73 after battling esophageal cancer. WGBH News' Jared Bowen sat down with Demme in 2010 when the acclaimed filmmaker was in Boston to accept the Coolidge Award.
35th Annual Elliott Norton Awards Nominees AnnouncedThe Boston Theater Critics Association Monday announced the nominations for the 35th Annual Elliot Norton Awards. You can read the entire list of nominees below. Winners will be announced at the Norton Awards ceremony on May 15 at the Huntington Theatre Company’s Boston University Theatre.
A Farewell To Boston Arts Legend Ted CutlerI last saw Ted Cutler just a few weeks ago. It was the opening of Boston Lyric Opera’s 'The Rakes Progress.' He was acknowledged from the stage, as he was time and time again all across Boston, for his role in supporting the company and the production. Fittingly, it was inside the Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College—the theater district landmark that now bears his name for how vociferously he championed its restoration and renovation. It struck me that afternoon that, even in his advancing years, Ted continued to be indefatigable. He was a landmark institution in and of himself, or as I once wrote of him, he was a superhero—just without the cape.
Broadway In Boston Announces New Season, 'Hamilton' DatesBrace yourselves, theater fans: "Hamilton," the most lauded musical in a generation, is coming to Boston...eventually.