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.
Long time Finger Lakes Times journalist Dave Shaw is in-studio.to talk about the history of the Cayuga Indian Land Claim, his career that has spanned nearly 40 years, and the future of the Finger Lakes Times.
Geneva native and former Finger Lakes Times reporter Jim Eichenhofer who is currently working for the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA calls-in studio to talk about his job, life in the NBA, and building a championship contender in New Orleans.
Alan Brignall of the Finger Lakes Times joins Weber in studio to preview the Super Bowl, talk about the Syracuse Orange basketball team, and Wayne-Finger Lakes boys and girls basketball heading into the final weeks of the regular season.
This week, the executive editor of the Finger Lakes Times, Mike Cutillo, is in-studio to talk about the World Series, the resurgence of the Pittsburgh Pirates, week 8 in the NFL, the growth of Hobart’s athletic programs, and the Section V Football Postseason.
It’s Super Bowl week and the Web Dog kicks it off by covering everything in the world of sports with the help of Finger Lakes Times News Editor Alan Brignall. Join Harold and Alan for an hour on a snowy Monday morning.