Anna Bensted, Executive Producer
The Executive Producer of WBUR's Special Projects Unit. She spent 15 years with BBC Radio in London, Edinburgh and Boston. She produced and presented a current affairs program in England and set up a daily arts show in Scotland. In 1993 and 1994 she produced a series of programs for the BBC about change in America which won the UK's Sony Radio Award..
Sean Cole, Senior Reporter
Sean Cole joined the WBUR Newsroom in the spring of 1997. He has worked both on the production and reporting of stories for Morning Edition and Here and Now and he has also contributed features to the public radio programs This American Life, Only a Game, All Things Conisdered, The Next Big Thing and Marketplace, among others. He has received two RTNDA regional awards, one for Best Feature one for Use of Sound. In March of 2004, the Boston- based press Pressed Wafer released a short collection of his poems entitled Itty City.
George Hicks, Technical Director
The technical director/producer for WBUR's Special Projects Unit. He spent 15 years as a freelance recording engineer and record producer before joining WBUR. He mixed and co-produced "A Day In the Life of Boston" for WBUR's City Stories series in 1998. In the past year he has served as interim technical director for various WBUR shows.
New Media Producers:
Christine Fichera, New Media Producer and Photographer
Gavin Mac Carthy, Web Designer
Jon Marston, Web Streaming Engineer
Will Thomson, New Media Producer
Special thanks to Mark Jennings Reese for audio help
and Jackie Bannister for her invaluable assistance finding
pledgers to talk to.