Don Godish

Director of National Content/Regional Operations

Don Godish has more than forty years content creation experience in public broadcasting.  He has worked with public broadcasters in West Virginia, Kentucky and South Carolina.  Throughout his career as a producer/director key credits include PBS’ “American Experience,” “Adventures in Scale Modeling,” “Sea Change,” and a variety of documentaries filmed in the US, Europe and Canada.  As an Executive Producer he works with the southern film series “Reel South” and “Somewhere South” which is Vivian Howards new PBS series. His work has garnered a national Emmy Award along with regional Emmy’s and numerous Telly Awards.

Stories

  • Cultivating the Wild

    Cultivating the Wild focuses on six Southerners committed to reclaiming the nature of the South through art, science and culture. Their inspiration is William Bartram, 18th century naturalist and America’s first environmentalist. From 1773 to 1777, a plant-collecting trip...
  • "Somewhere South" with Vivian Howard premieres March 27

    Host and award-winning chef Vivian Howard takes viewers on a culinary tour of the South through cross-cultural dishes that appear on every neighbor’s table. In six one-hour episodes, chef and author Vivian Howard digs deeper into the lesser known roots of Southern food...
  • SOMEWHERE SOUTH, A New Series with Award-Winning Television Host and Chef Vivian Howard

    PREMIERES MARCH 27, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE, returns to PBS in SOMEWHERE SOUTH. The new six-part series is a culinary tour, exploring dishes that are uniting...
  • Reconnecting Roots: Season 1 - Upcoming Episodes

    Imagine if Prairie Home Companion showed up on the set of Austin City Limits with Ken Burns and Bill Nye...that’s a little bit like Reconnecting Roots. Reconnecting Roots, a half-hour series hosted by Gabriel McCauley, strives to bridge (reconnect) the generational gap by...
  • Requiem for My Mother

    Requiem for My Mother is an award-winning documentary and a compelling musical celebration of life and love, loss and acceptance. The film chronicles the personal journey of prolific Hollywood film score composer Stephen Edwards as he is forced to deal with the sudden loss...
  • ANNE MORGAN’S WAR

    Anne Morgan's War - Coming to U.S. Public Television

    ANNE MORGAN’S WAR tells the little-known story of how one American woman became an exemplary force in the recovery of Northern France’s World War I wartime devastation, and highlights the legacy of a woman in the vanguard of feminism and humanitarian action. From 1917 to...