New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings in digital sales at Connecticut Public Television in Hartford, and in engineering at WRNN’s studio in Cherry Hill, N.J.
Connecticut Public today appointed Tim Rasmussen chief content officer, effective May 30. Rasmussen will report directly to Connecticut Public President-CEO Mark G. Contreras. Rasmussen joins Connecticut Public from his position as director of photography, digital and print media, at ESPN where he coordinated and oversaw photographic coverage for the network worldwide, as well as all photo-driven stories on all the company’s digital platforms, ESPN the Magazine and in coordination with ESPN broadcast television. Prior to joining ESPN, Rasmussen was assistant managing editor, photography and multimedia at the Denver Post, where he provided direction and vision for the 630,000-circulation daily. Under his leadership his team was awarded two Pulitzer Prizes for photography, and one for breaking news reporting, in addition to six national Edward R. Murrow awards. As chief content officer, Rasmussen will oversee all content produced and distributed by Connecticut Public, including Connecticut Public Radio, Connecticut Public Television (CPTV, CPTV Create and Spirit) and all of Connecticut Public’s digital and online platforms.