For 90.9 WBUR, George has produced scores of hour-long documentaries, multi-part reporter series, and special radio broadcasts, as well as multimedia stories for WBUR.org. His work with WBUR reporters has won the DuPont-Columbia Silver Baton for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Journalism Award, the Overseas Press Club’s Lowell Thomas Award and numerous national RTDNA/Edward R. Murrow Awards, among other honors.
Recent series for 90.9 WBUR and WBUR.org:
Since 1997, George has served as technical director for WBUR & NPR’s The Connection, Car Talk, On Point, Only A Game, and more recently as field producer and reporter for Here & Now. Throughout, he has trained WBUR staff in broadcast production techniques, including field recording and digital audio editing. Earlier, George worked in music recording and production, live sound, sound design and audio for film/video. He has taught audio production at the college level.
Some stories from “Here & Now”:
A collection of speech excerpts from Mayor Menino from the last three decades.
Researchers in the burgeoning field of music neuroscience discuss the effects of music on brain development.
First responders to the Boston Marathon bombings received a 21-gun salute from the USS Constitution on its first voyage of the year.
Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston’s music therapy program involves the clinical use of music in a medical setting to accomplish therapeutic goals such as pain management, anxiety reduction and physical rehabilitation.