Jared Bowen is WGBH’s Emmy Award-winning Executive Editor and Host for Arts. He hosts the weekly television series “Open Studio with Jared Bowen” and is regular contributor to WGBH’s TV series “Greater Boston” with Emily Rooney and 89.7 WGBH’s “Boston Public Radio” and “Morning Edition,” covering everything from breaking news to the local arts and culture scene. He has produced five news documentaries for WGBH as well as the first three seasons of the public media company’s Eye on Education initiative. A 2013 recipient of the distinguished Commonwealth Award honoring exceptional accomplishment in the arts, humanities, and sciences, Jared is a member of the Boston Theater Critics Association, recognizing achievement in Boston theater. He serves on the Board of Governors for the Boston/New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and is a guest contributor to Boston Common magazine. A graduate of Emerson College, where he won several Associated Press Awards, Jared began his career at Dateline NBC.