Since Greater Boston's
debut in January of 1997, host and executive editor Emily Rooney
has brought her journalistic credentials and deep knowledge of
Boston to the program. Emily was director of political coverage
and special events at Fox Network in New York from 1994
to 1997. Prior to that, she was executive producer of ABC World News Tonight with
Peter Jennings. Before that, Emily worked at WCVB-TV in
Boston for 15 years, from 1979 to 1993, where she served as news
director for three years and as assistant news director before
that. Since being with Greater Boston,
Emily has picked up a number of awards, including the prestigious National
Press Club's Arthur
Rowse Award for Press Criticism, a series of New England Emmy
Awards, and Associated Press recognition for Best News/Talk
show for Beat the Press and Greater
Mark Mills joined Greater Boston in September of 2005
following many years of experience in the Boston news and public
affairs market. Most recently, Mills reported on business for WBUR’s Here and Now and co-hosted This Week
in Business on NECN.
Prior to that, Mills hosted the Market Wrap program on WBIX-AM
1060 for four years. While serving as program director at WBIX,
the station won the Associated Press Award for its coverage
of the terrorist attacks of September 11th and the aftermath.
During that time Mills also delivered a nightly stock market
report for NECN. Before working at WBIX, Mills was a business
reporter for WCVB-TV. He also was executive producer for special
programs and Chronicle at WCVB. In 2001, Mills was named Best
Talk Show Host in Boston’s Achievement In Radio Awards.
During his tenure at Channel 5, Chronicle won numerous awards
including the duPont-Columbia Award. Mills is a graduate of
the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and has earned the
Certified Financial Planner distinction.
John Carroll is currently an
Assistant Professor of Mass Communications at Boston University.
Prior to signing on with BU, Carroll was the executive producer
for Greater Boston.
Previously John was a commentator for WBUR-FM, as well as
Public Radio International's Marketplace,
and National Public Radio's On the Media. As a freelance
writer on advertising, John has been an advertising columnist
for The Boston Globe and Adweek and was a commentator
for National Public Radio's All Things Considered. His
advertising career included work at William Filene's Sons, where
he was a copy chief, KK&M Advertising, where he was a senior
vice president and creative director, and Carroll Creative, an
advertising consulting firm he founded.
During his years with Greater Boston,
John was awarded the prestigious local and national Edward R. Murrow awards
for Writing, in addition to a series of New England Emmy Awards in
both the News Writing and Commentary/Editorial categories. He
shared the 2005 National Press Club's Arthur Rowse Award
for Press Criticism with Emily Rooney.
Joe Sciacca is the Boston Herald’s deputy managing editor for news. He previously served as the Herald’s political editor, investigative editor, and bureau chief in City Hall and at the State House. A newsman for nearly three decades, he has been named best political columnist and first on a list of “dream team” journalists by Boston Magazine.
Sciacca is a frequent commentator on politics and the press on radio and television.
Prior to joining the Herald, he was a reporter for the Eagle Tribune in Lawrence, Mass., and several weekly newspapers.
Callie Crossley is a seasoned
broadcast professional whose portfolio includes commentary,
media criticism, and speaking, as well as producing and
directing television and film. Ms. Crossley is a regular
panelist on the WGBH-TV program, "Beat the Press." Most recently she's appeared on CNN and NPR as
a commentator. Prior to her current work, Ms. Crossley spent thirteen
years as a network television producer for ABC News "20/20." Her
award credits include a national Emmy, an Edward R. Murrow award,
an award from the American Women in Radio and Television, and
the Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia award. Callie Crossley is a graduate
of Wellesley College and was a Neiman Fellow at Harvard University.
Jared Bowen joined the
staff of Greater Boston in 1998 as a researcher and moved
up through the ranks to associate producer and then field
producer. Jared began appearing as an occasional contributor
on Greater Boston in 2002 and was named a permanent on-air
reporter in 2005. As such, Jared covers everything from
breaking news to politics to arts and culture.
In his tenure with Greater
Jared has produced three news documentaries for the
program, including Veil of Secrecy on the Catholic
Church, a special on James “Whitey” Bulger
and a half-hour special on September 11th. He was also
Greater Boston’s primary producer for our Eye
on Education series, for the first three seasons.
Jared is the recipient of numerous
regional Emmy nominations. Prior to joining the show,
he was awarded a fellowship with the International
Radio & Television Society,
which placed him at Dateline NBC in New York. Jared graduated
from Emerson College with a degree in Broadcast Journalism,
where he also won several Associated Press awards for