Emily Squires, Emmy winner for Sesame Street

Emily Squires, who worked on the first regularly scheduled public television series as well as Sesame Street and Between the Lions, died Nov. 21 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She was 71. Squires won six Daytime Emmys for directing more than two dozen episodes of Sesame Street. Continue reading

Wendell D. Garrett, Roadshow appraiser

Wendell D. Garrett, an appraiser on Antiques Roadshow since 1997, died Nov. 14 at a hospice facility in Williston, Vt. He was 83. In addition to his work on Roadshow, Garrett was a retired senior vice president of the prestigious auction house Sotheby’s, and the longtime editor and publisher of The Magazine Antiques, a highly regarded publication in the field.
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KPBS journalist Gloria Penner

Gloria Penner, a senior political correspondent who spent 43 years with San Diego’s KPBS-TV/FM, died Oct. 6 after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 81. “KPBS would not be the same today if it wasn’t for the contributions … Continue reading