Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen is the Emmy award-winning host of the weekly television series, Open Studio with Jared Bowen, which takes viewers inside the creative process, offering a blend of profiles, performances, and contemporary exhibitions by artists in Greater Boston, New England, and across the country. He is a contributor to GBH’s nightly news magazine program, Greater Boston and appears regularly on 89.7 GBH, where he covers the latest happenings in the region’s theater, art, music, dance and film on GBH’s Morning Edition and Boston Public Radio. He is also the moderator of the Boston Speakers Series at Symphony Hall facilitating conversations with everyone from world leaders to Oscar-winning actors. He is a member of the Boston Theater Critics Association, the Boston Online Film Critics Association and is a Governor of the New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Jared is a special correspondent for the PBS NewsHour.
Jared has produced five news documentaries for GBH and the first three seasons of the public media company’s Eye on Education initiative. He has won two New England Emmys and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his arts reporting and is a recipient of the Commonwealth Award, recognizing achievement in the arts, humanities and sciences.
Jared is a graduate of Emerson College where he also won several Associated Press Awards.