Posted on December 3, 2009 in Press Releases
James Kutzner and Anthony Caruso elected to the Board of Directors
WASHINGTON, Dec. 03, 2009 – Members of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) have elected Mr. Anthony Caruso, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC); and Mr. James Kutzner, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) to the ATSC Board of Directors.
Mr. Caruso has been with CBC for over 25 years, currently as the Director of New Broadcast Technologies. He has been involved with the ATSC and HDTV since the early 1990’s. He was an active member of the Canadian DTV (former CDTV) group and ABSOC (Advanced Broadcasting Systems Committee) working in the early development of HDTV. He represents the CBC at the Engineering Committees at SMPTE, ATSC, NABA, and WBU. Mr. Caruso is currently the Vice-Chair of the NABA – Technical Committee and the Editor-in Chief of the “CBC Technology Review Magazine”.
Mr. Kutzner is Chief Engineer at PBS where he oversees the Engineering and Technical Support groups within PBS, including technical planning, development, and support of current and future operational systems. Kutzner is the Vice Chair of the ATSC Planning Committee and has participated in DTV development activities since 1990. He is also Vice Chair of the OMVC Technical Advisory Group. He holds a Masters degree in Engineering Management from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow of SMPTE and a member of the IEEE.
Returning board members for 2009 are Glenn Reitmeier, NBC Universal; Lynn Claudy, NAB; Brian Markwalter, CEA; Wendy Aylsworth, SMPTE; Sterling Davis, Cox Broadcasting; Joseph Flaherty, CBS; Andy Scott, NCTA; Jay Adrick, Harris; Victor Tawil, MSTV; John Godfrey, Samsung; Craig Todd, Dolby; Wayne Luplow, Zenith and Michael Isnardi, Sarnoff (representing IEEE).
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Lindsay Shelton-Gross, ATSC (202) 872-9160, Lindsay Shelton-Gross
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