Bob Calo

Bob Calo

Emeritus – Teaching Professor

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’s 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-long 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.


Calo will be retiring Spring 2017.