Executive Staff

Kitty Lensman – President & Chief Executive Officer


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Kitty Lensman is the President/CEO of Public Media COnnect, Inc., the regional corporation formed in May 2009 as a partnership of CET (Greater Cincinnati Television Educational Foundation) and ThinkTV (Greater Dayton Public Television). She is president of the PMC, CET and ThinkTV corporations as well as SOITA.

Kitty has 34 years of experience in public media and has held senior leadership positions at four major market affiliates. She joined the ThinkTV staff in 1999, was promoted to the Senior Manager of Marketing and Business Development in 2003, to Station Manager in 2009 and then to Chief Operating Officer in 2014. As Chief Operating Officer, Kitty managed Public Media Connect’s operations, production services, business development and communications.

Prior to ThinkTV, she worked for KPBS in San Diego, Miami Public Television and Oregon Public Broadcasting. Kitty graduated from San Diego State University’s College of Telecommunications and Film with honors.

In addition to her work in public media, Kitty is an active volunteer with many non-profit events and organizations in both Dayton and Cincinnati. Currently, she is a Board member of Clothes That Work (Dayton), Crayons to Classrooms (Dayton) and a member of the Cincinnati Executive Arts Leadership Group.

Lee Weinel – Chief Financial & Operating Officer


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Lee has over 32 years of experience in finance and accounting. Lee joined PMC in January 2015. Prior to joining PMC, he spent 26 years in Public Accounting specializing in financial systems and accounting practices of non-profit organizations. Responsibilities include managing finance, human resources, engineering and information technology. Duties also include overseeing education, programming and production services. Lee is involved in many community organizations, has been a speaker at conferences and is a member of the not-for-profit sections of the American Institute of CPAs and the Ohio Society of CPAs.

Sue Ellen Stuebing – V.P. and Chief Development Officer


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Sue Ellen has worked in the non-profit management area for over 30 years. She came to CET in December 2006 to develop Major and Planned Giving. Since 2009, she has managed the Development Departments of both CET and ThinkTV. Sue Ellen has served on the PBS Development Advisory Council, and the Board, and as past President of the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council. She is proud to be the recipient of the PBS 2018 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year.

Gloria Skurski – Chief Content Officer


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Gloria Skurski has more than 35 years’ experience in broadcasting and non-profit management. Now in her 24th year at ThinkTV, Gloria serves as Chief Education Officer, overseeing Education Services and Community Engagement initiatives. She has executive-produced more than 30 educational series for CET and ThinkTV and is the manager of the American Graduate Initiative, sponsored by CPB. She currently serves on the PBS Children and Media Statio Leadership Committee. Prior to working at ThinkTV, Gloria worked at CBS News in New York and at the Riverside Shakespeare Company of NYC. She holds a BA in English from the University of Chicago and an MA from University of California at Berkeley.

Jim Wiener- Chief Programming Officer


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Jim has worked in public media for more than 40 years. He served 17 years for WQED, first as a statehouse producer/reporter in Harrisburg, then as Operations Manager and later Programmer for WQEX, Pittsburgh’s second channel. He came to Dayton in 1997 as Program Manager of WPTD & WPTO and then added on CET with the merger. Jim has served two terms on the PTPA board (Public Television Programmers Association). He’s served on advisory panels for ITVS and the P.O.V. series, and was the recipient of the Jerry Trainor Mentorship Award. Jim is a graduate of Ohio University and has done graduate work in media at the University of Akron.