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1956–1972 1971–1977 1974–2020 2020–present
1956–1972 1971–1977 1974–2020 2020–present

WGBH

1956–1972

WGBH Boston (1956).svg
Designer:  Chris Pullman
Typography:  Bodoni
Launched:  October 11, 1956

1971–1977

WGBH Logo 1972.svg
Designer:  Chris Pullman
Typography:  Neue Haas Grotesk Bold
Launched:  June 27, 1971

1974–2020

WGBH.svg
Designer:  Chermayeff & Geismar
Chris Pullman
Typography:  Univers Extra Black
Launched:  March 3, 1974

WGBH's most famous and best known logo, consisting of the company name with a double drop shadow on both sides of it, was designed by Chermayeff & Geismar. This logo's first on-air appearance occurred on March 3, 1974, during the series premiere of Nova. A network ID was produced in 1977 by Chris Pullman.

Despite being replaced by the 2020 logo, this logo is still used in tandem with said logo, and was also used for on-screen variants until October 1, 2020.

GBH

2020–present

GBH 2020 Purple.svg
Designer:  Minelli Inc.
Typography:  Sharp Sans Extra Bold
Launched:  September 1, 2020

On September 1, 2020, WGBH rebranded its on-air identity as "GBH", using a modified version of its iconic 1974 logo, removing the "W" and using the Sharp Sans font. The rebrand was designed by Minelli Inc. and reflects the station's prominence beyond radio and television.

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