Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) Hires James Cutie as Its New Network Content Director
The online news industry is one with which Cutie is very familiar; his most recent role was as the Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of the online news site The Connecticut Mirror, a role he held since The Mirror’s founding in 2009. In this capacity, Cutie developed a relationship with CPBN, as CPBN not only shares its
Prior to serving at The Mirror, Cutie acted as Managing Director at Plum Capital LLC, a Philadelphia-based venture capital firm, and as the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Press Point, Inc., a New York-based company that digitally distributed prestigious publications from around the world.
Cutie was also employed by The New York Times Company, working his way up to President and CEO of The Times’ Information Services Group, during which time he founded the original online division of The Times and created new media products in partnership with Time Warner, Viacom and CBS, among other accomplishments.
“I’m excited that Jim will be joining our dedicated and award-winning team,” said Dean Orton, Chief Operating Officer of CPBN. “This new position represents a larger strategic shift underway within our Network to significantly advance our mission of providing exciting new and unique content to
The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN) includes CPTV and WNPR. CPTV, a media service of CPBN, is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including original documentaries, public affairs shows and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11.5 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. CPBN also includes WNPR, an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves 260,000 listeners weekly in