Image of the Day: Controlling children's programming
(CBC Still Photo Collection/Michel Lambeth)
Peggy Nairn sits in a control room at CBC's former Church Street studios.
Nairn joined CBC in 1952 as a script assistant and a year later became one of its first female television producers.
Nairn worked on several children's shows, including Howdy Doody
, Hidden Pages
and Maggie Muggins
. She was also the face behind the popular women's program, Open House
. When Nairn left CBC - she joined TVO as the first producer of Polka Dot Door
Posted on Aug 20, 2011 6:00:00 AM