Pittsburgh City Paper Launches CPtv on its Website


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Traci Schneider
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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh City Paper has launched CPtv on its website www.pghcitypaper.com. CPtv airs “Lynn Cullen Live” via a live, streaming webcast every Monday through Friday from 10 am – 11 am. Local broadcasting legend Lynn Cullen hosts the hour-long show that first aired in August 2009.

Cullen’s loyal listener-base now has the option to watch the video stream, as well as listen to the audio portion of the show on CPtv. “The video camera gives a new dimension to the show. Lynn is extremely animated in her gestures and very passionate. Listeners can now see that aspect during the show,” said Traci Schneider, “Lynn Cullen Live” producer.

CPtv also features video clips from local news stories published in the print edition of CP, webcasts highlighting CP produced and sponsored events and promotions, photos from the city’s most popular events, and movie trailers. “CPtv is a multimedia approach to promoting City Paper’s events and promotional partners, and gives new opportunities to advertisers to sponsor webcasts and receive on-site event coverage,” said Gina Mignogna, City Paper’s Marketing & Promotions Director. CPtv advertisers also have the ability to air television quality commercials during a fifteen-second pre-roll. “This creates an interactive approach to marketing your business with City Paper,” said Mignogna. To learn more about CPtv visit www.pghcitypaper.com.

About Lynn Cullen:
Known as the “Lone Liberal” of the Pittsburgh airwaves, Cullen has worked in local television and radio for nearly three decades. In that time, she’s garnered numerous journalism awards, including a Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Award for her work as a reporter at WTAE-TV. The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcaster Awards have repeatedly honored Cullen.

About Pittsburgh City Paper:
Pittsburgh City Paper is the city’s award-winning arts, entertainment, and news weekly, and delivers 72,000 papers every Wednesday throughout Western Pennsylvania. CP‘s website, www.pghcitypaper.com, currently has more than 85,000 unique visitors per month.

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