Bob Calo began his career in television at KQED in San Francisco, where he produced daily news and documentaries for the local and national PBS audience. He moved to New York to join ABC News “Primetime Live,” and then to NBC News as a broadcast producer. Calo produced stories throughout the U.S. and foreign countries, including assignments in Pakistan, Chile, Croatia, Kenya, and Somalia. He is the Senior Producer of the PBS Series, “Sound Tracks.” In 2014, during a sabbatical, he wrote and produced "Spycatchers," an hour documentary for ABC News and Netflix about the Aldrich Ames spy case. He also consulted with AJ+, Al Jazeera's mobile-first news channel. Calo joined the faculty in 2001 and continues to write and produce for the national broadcast audience.
- New year, new look, new reporters (Richmond Confidential - Aug. 25, 2012)
- Sound Tracks (PBS - Jan. 1, 2012)
- Disengaged: Elite Media in a Vernacular Nation (Joan Shorenstein Fellowship - July 14, 2011)
- CNN Broadcasts Student Work: The US Military Abroad (CNN - Sept. 12, 2006)
- Breaking Away (MSNBC - Jan. 1, 2002)