Larry Goldberg is WGBH's Director of Media Access and oversees the WGBH National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM) and two access production/service departments: The Caption Center and Descriptive Video Service.
NCAM is a research and development facility dedicated to the issues of media and information technology for people with disabilities in their homes, schools, workplaces, and communities.
NCAM's mission is to:
Mr. Goldberg regularly speaks on media access issues, presents WGBH research at conferences, and consults for government and media and technology companies on access issues. He has been a pioneer in the development of the emerging captioning system for digital television in the U.S. and is a member of numerous advisory boards at the FCC and across the country . Mr. Goldberg was awarded a patent in 1996 for "Rear Window™," the first closed captioning system for movie theaters and theme parks. Mr. Goldberg has a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California.