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CET Welcomes Lee Weinel as New CFO

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Jan. 12, 2015

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CET Welcomes Lee Weinel as New CFO


Cincinnati, OH – Public Media Connect is pleased to announce that Lee Weinel will join the staff as the organization’s new Chief Financial Officer effective January 15.

Public Media Connect (PMC) is the regional partnership of CET in Cincinnati and ThinkTV in Dayton.  PMC operates three multichannel public television stations providing programming and educational services greater Cincinnati and Dayton region. Weinel’s primary office will be at CET in Cincinnati.

Weinel brings more than 25 years of experience working as a Certified Public Accountant and has been a partner in an audit firm serving Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. He has audited and provided financial services and consulting to both for-profit and non-profit entities. Weinel also has volunteered with several non-profit organizations and, for the last seven years, has been treasurer for the Fort Thomas Education Foundation, where he was involved in fundraising and oversight of operating and capital funds.

“We are very pleased that Lee is joining PMC as our Chief Financial Officer and as a critical member of our senior management team,” said David Fogarty, PMC’s President and CEO.  “Lee’s professional experience and demonstrated interest in the services provided by non-profit organizations made him an excellent candidate and match for PMC. We look forward to working with him.”

In addition to providing Southwest Ohio with access to award-winning PBS programs and local productions, PMC partners with the arts and education communities throughout the region to offer a variety of local programs, including the weekly arts Bridge and The Art Show series.  Educational services include early childhood and K-12 workshops and professional development as well as the American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen initiatives. Learn more about the organization at www.CETconnect.org and www.thinktv.org.


About Public Media Connect

Public Media Connect is Southwest Ohio’s leading provider of education and enrichment in both living rooms and classrooms, serving more than 3 million people in the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton communities. Through PBS and local programming, innovative multimedia curriculum projects, parent workshops and professional development for teachers, Public Media Connect – CET and ThinkTV – positively impacts our community with rich and diverse resources.

PMC’s mission is to strengthen the communities and region we serve by providing content and services that engage, inspire and inform, educate and entertain, fostering culture and citizenship, the joy of learning and the power of diverse perspectives.

Public Media Connect serves viewers and learners in the following counties: Adams, Brown , Butler, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Warren in Ohio; Dearborn, Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Rush, Switzerland, Union and Wayne in Indiana; Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Henry, Kenton, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, Robertson, Scott and Trimble in Kentucky.