WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2017

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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the special events manager at The Animal Medical Center. While she lives and works in New York City, don't worry, when she returns to Boston, she puts on her Red Sox hat," explains Bill with a wink. Given Bill's love of Boston's professional sports teams, it's not surprising that his sons work for New England Patriots icon, Tom Brady. "My older son, Ben, is Tom's business manager, handling his off the field business. He has been called 'The Quarterback's Quarterback.' My younger son, Jeff, is Tom's creative director managing all of his social media and marketing," continues the proud father. Lucky Guy On Bill's first visit to WCVB as a college stu- dent, he remembers realizing almost instan- taneously that he wanted to work for the station. He not only valued the organization's respected reputation in the industry, but also the respectful way it treated its employees and the local community. Bill considers himself extremely fortunate to have the chance to lead the station he has revered for decades. He describes his leadership role, stating, "My job is to collaborate, to steer, and to keep my office door open so that any employee can come in and discuss any topic." Its not surprising that Bill is often in the position to dole out career advice to interns and students looking to follow in a path simi- lar to his. "I tell aspiring broadcasters to follow their passions and be open to new possibili- ties. My guess is that each time I make that comment, they are secretly skeptical that a man who has worked 35 years for one com- pany and is married to the same woman for 31 years has really been open to change," Bill concludes with a chuckle. "My role is to collaborate, to steer, and to keep my office door open so that any employee can come in and discuss any topic." 76 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 7 an interview with bill fine

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