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  • Boston public media producer GBH today announced the appointment of Julius Harper as Executive Producer in GBH Kids.
  • In a major expansion of GBH’s local arts and culture programming, GBH News is launching The Culture Show, a one-hour daily local radio program on 89.7 offering listeners a wide-ranging look at society through art, culture and entertainment.
  • BOSTON (December 20, 2021) – Boston public media producer GBH has awarded four fellowships to innovative staff and independent producers, recognizing excellence, potential and creativity. The recipients of the 2022 Fellowship Awards are Jackie Bruleigh and Nicole Velez, who received the Becton Fellowship; Daniel Ofman, who received the Margret and Hans Rey/Curious George Producership; and Jamila Ephron, recipient of the Peter S. McGhee Fellowship.
  • Boston (December 3, 2021) - Today, GBH presents Holiday Music and Musings, a celebration of local talent during the month of December, bringing back free, in-person events to GBH’s Boston Public Library Studio. The series kicks off with a holiday performance by Jamaica Plain’s Sheffield Chamber Players and concludes with a Christmas country music set performed by local country star Ayla Brown on Thursday, December 16.
  • BOSTON (December 2, 2021) – GBH News today announced the launch of Talking Politics, a new weekly show that will take a deep dive into local politics, with a special focus on the 2022 Massachusetts gubernatorial race. Hosted by GBH News politics reporter Adam Reilly, the panel-based series will feature conversations with local political newsmakers, influencers, analysts and activists. GBH News City Hall reporter Saraya Wintersmith, Statehouse Bureau reporter Mike Deehan and politics editor Peter Kadzis will also be key contributors. Talking Politics debuts on Friday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m. on GBH 2 and streaming on the GBH News YouTube Channel.
  • BOSTON (November 22, 2021) – GBH News will continue a long-standing tradition of broadcasting its “Ask the Mayor” segment with new Boston Mayor Michelle Wu on Boston Public Radio on Tuesday, November 23 from noon to 1 pm ET. The city’s first woman and first person of color elected mayor will take questions from the audience and hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan one week after her swearing-in ceremony at Boston City Hall. Listeners can hear “Ask the Mayor” on 89.7 FM in Greater Boston or at www.wgbhnews.org from anywhere and are welcome to call 877-301-8970, email bpr@wgbh.org or tweet @bospublicradio to be part of the conversation.
  • BOSTON (November 15, 2021) – High School Quiz Show® has revealed the 17 Massachusetts high schools that will compete on Season 13 of the televised academic tournament from Boston public media producer GBH. These teams received the highest scores from among a total of 72 teams from across the state that participated in the program’s second virtual Super Sunday qualifying event. Among the schools are three first-time competitors, as well as defending champion Belmont High School.
  • BOSTON (November 15, 2021) – Public media organizations GBH and PRX announced today the appointment of Dan Lothian as executive producer of The World, public radio’s longest-running daily global news program. Lothian assumes the role of executive producer after serving as interim executive producer since March 2021.
  • BOSTON (November 12, 2021) – Signaling a new era for its popular local morning program, GBH has named Paris Alston and Jeremy Siegel as the new co-hosts of Morning Edition at GBH News. The two journalists will bring a fresh and contemporary energy to the show, reinventing GBH’s morning news experience while welcoming new voices and perspectives into a daily multiplatform news conversation.