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February 13, 2016 11:26 PM ET


Company Overview of WGBH Educational Foundation Inc.

Company Overview

WGBH Educational Foundation Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that produces and broadcasts educational T.V. and radio programs. The foundation’s programs include Frontline, Nova, Cape & Islands Radio, BBC World News, and American Experience. It's T.V and radio broadcasting stations include WGBH 2, WGBH World, WGBH Create, 'GBH Kids, Boston Kids & Family TV, and WGBH 89.7. WGBH was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

One Guest Street

Boston, MA 02135

United States

Founded in 1951





Key Executives for WGBH Educational Foundation Inc.

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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

WGBH Educational Foundation Inc. Key Developments

WGBH Appoints Bob Kempf as Vice President for Digital Services, Effective October 2015

WGBH announced that Bob Kempf will join the company as Vice President for Digital Services. Kempf comes to WGBH from National Public Radio (NPR) where he served as Vice President and General Manager of Digital Services, leading initiatives to expand NPR as a multi-platform news network and to develop the digital capabilities of NPR member stations. He will take on his new role at WGBH in October.

WGBH Appoints Richard Burnes to Board of Trustees Chair

WGBH announced that Richard M. Burnes was named chair of the company's board of trustees. Burnes succeeds Amos Hostetter, currently chairman of Pilot House Associates, LLC. Burnes is currently an advisor to Charles River Ventures. Burnes joined the company's Board of Trustees in 2010 and served as vice chair from 2013 until his election as chair.

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