Chris Fennimore Bio
As WQED Multimedia’s Director of Programming and host of ‘QED Cooks, Chris Fennimore wears many hats (and occasionally an apron) at the station. Since 1991, the Brooklyn native, who joined WQED Pittsburgh in 1985 as Director of National Programming, has served as Director of Programming.
In his current position, Chris is responsible for selecting and scheduling all television programs that air on WQED tv13 and writes a monthly food column for PITTSBURGH magazine.
August 1993, Chris incorporated his own love for cooking with his responsibility
for providing quality
television programs -- and inaugurated
marathon format with "Zucchini Cheesecake."
He launched 'QED Cooks in 1996 as a half-hour series featuring segments from the cooking marathons. The series airs Saturdays at 10 a.m. on WQED tv13 along with national PBS cooking shows.
began his career in public broadcasting in 1973 at WNET/New York and has
in the development of national projects
of Life," "Democracy," "Children of Darkness" and "Big
lives in Regent Square with his wife Laura and their son Joseph. He is
a member of the Pittsburgh Banjo Club and performs
with a Dixieland band.
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