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A crew from "Today" films Tom and guest Kelly Beatty. (Jesse Costa for WBUR)

A crew from “Today” films Tom and guest Kelly Beatty. (Jesse Costa for WBUR)

The ‘Today’ show is visiting Boston, and they sent a crew — including NBC’s Ron Mott — to film a bit of Tom and the process of putting together On Point.  We took a couple of pictures.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1345002775 Audrey Winograd

    I have not watched television shows in many years, but hopefully “Today” got some hints on professional journalism from Tom Ashbrook, who runs the best show hands down. When I miss a show, I simply must catch it online!

  • Brian Laskey

    Any info on when this will air? Or is it available online?

  • http://www.brfe.net/ ayumi yu

     i like the articles being discussed here. it’s very informative.

    ayumi
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