The April 25, 2019, Forum featured the new CEO of WCNY Mitch Gelman
Mitch Gelman was named CEO of the region’s biggest public broadcasting station in January. He and WCNY are in the midst of a project to gain community input on what viewers and listeners want from their information sources.
Gelman comes to Central New York from Washington, D.C., where he led digital operations for the Newseum. His previous work includes leadership of online operations for CNN and Gannett. Before that he was part of a Pulitzer Prize winning news team at Newsday.
FOCUS Forums will continue through the summer and Thursday Morning Roundtable will resume in the fall. These events have a tradition of being free and open to all.