Writing a book is no easy task. It takes time, organization, and the right mindset. When people think of authors – they likely imagine the kind that works for months, possibly years, on that single-project. It’s a job for them. But what happens if you’re an author who has a full-time job leading one of the region’s longest running newspapers?
It’s a heavy lift … but one that’s really, really enjoyable, if you ask Mike Cutillo. He was in-studio this week to discuss his book called “George Washing Machine, Portables, and Submarine Races: My Italian-American Life,” which is available now on Amazon. He serves as Executive Editor of the Finger Lakes Times, located in Geneva, New York. His book, while about his life, was written with experience in mind – something he gained plenty of in the newsroom over the years.
Mike Cutillo, Executive Editor of the Finger Lakes Times was live in-studio with Josh Durso to discuss a variety of issues in the region. The longtime news editor will gave his take on how the news business has evolved, what’s coming in the next several years, and how the region benefits from local reporting.
Mynderse Academy graduate and Finger Lakes Times columnist Josh Durso is in-studio to discuss the current status of the Lago Casino & Resort project in Tyre, NY. Also, Bill Parker of the Seneca Falls Rotary Club calls-in to talk about this weekend’s Wine and Jazz Fest at Goosewatch Winery.
Finger Lakes Times reporter Mike Hibbard is in-studio to talk about his coverage of some of the biggest trials in our area including the Karlson murder trial in Romulus, the Rose Chase murder trial in Yates County, the upcoming Bardo trial in Waterloo, and the Sodus double-murder trial and conviction of Dante Taylor.