TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Scott Moore, President of Sportsnet &
NHL, Rogers Media, announced today the appointment of Gord Cutler as
Senior Vice President of NHL Production, effective February 18.
In this new role, Cutler is responsible for all on-air production
elements of Sportsnet's NHL coverage on all platforms, including
national and regional games, all playoff games and the Stanley Cup
Final, special events and non-game events, and studio broadcasts, to
deliver best-in-class hockey experiences to fans across Canada.
"My working relationship with Gord extends close to 30 years. He is one
of Canada's top sports producers, possesses incredible hockey
knowledge, and understands the hockey fan," said Moore. "Gord's
extensive production resume, which includes the NHL playoffs and
several Olympic Games, combined with his tremendous passion for the
game, will be integral to delivering on our stars-first production
Cutler is an award-winning producer with more than 25 years of industry
experience, having worked six Olympic Games and 19 seasons producing
Most recently, Cutler served as the Executive Producer for Canada's
Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, producing the Prime Time broadcasts
for both the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Prior to his role with the Consortium, Cutler
served as Executive Producer of NHL Network in Canada, and as a game
producer for Toronto Raptors broadcasts with Maple Leaf Sports &
Entertainment. He also served in various senior producer and producer
roles for Fox's NHL broadcasts, NBC (Winter and Summer Olympic Games),
Sportsnet (NHL and NBA), and TSN (NHL, international hockey, CFL, and a
variety of other sports).
"This is an extremely exciting time for Rogers, and I am very proud and
thrilled to become part of the team," said Cutler. "The passion that
Canadians have for hockey is unparalleled, and I am looking forward to
helping deliver a viewing experience that not only brings the game to
life like never before, but also brings the players and their stories
to life in a way that Canadians have yet to experience."
Cutler received two Canadian Screen Awards for his work on the London
2012 Olympic Games, a Gemini Award for his work on the Vancouver 2010
Olympic Winter Games, and is a three-time Emmy Award winner.
About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI;
NYSE: RCI), is a diversified leading Canadian media company that
engages in television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and
sports entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 53 AM and FM radio
stations across Canada; television properties include seven City
stations, four OMNI multicultural television stations, Sportsnet
(consisting of four regional channels and the nationally-distributed
Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360), and The Shopping
Channel. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer and
online magazines, such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, L'actualité, Canadian
Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical
and financial publications. Rogers Media's suite of digital assets
includes 90+ owned and 300+ premium partnership sites. Rogers Media
Inc. owns Rogers Centre stadium, a year-round sports and entertainment
facility, and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.
SOURCE: Rogers Media
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