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Paths to the Present
County Cable Montgomery's (CCM) producers bring a over 100 years of professional broadcast experience to our channel. Whether its original programming, live remote broadcasts or public services announcements, these professionals ensure the continuity of CCM video content. Background - Staff

Producers

Alexandra ArataCathy Grubman - Barbara Grunbaum

Susan Kenedy - Julie Rios Little - Lorna Virgili

Alexandra Arata

Alexandra Arata is a business expert, TV host and reporter. She learned the trade of television production 6 years ago and ever since has produced audiovisual pieces for diverse audiences. With TV business segments, she helps bring key information to Hispanic small business owners in the area. She works with Julie Rios Little to further integrate the immigrant and Hispanic community with the local processes of civic participation in Montgomery County. 
 
 
Cathy Grubman

Grubman combines more than 20 years' experience as both a print and broadcast journalist with an appreciation for the art, culture and history of Montgomery County. A producer, writer and rough-cut editor, she brings her insight as an artist and trademark sense of humor to many of her productions. Grubman's focus has been covering the activities surrounding county, state and federal parks; the County's Office of Consumer Protection, and public information videos and PSAs.  
 
Shows: Parks Rec' N Roll, Consumer Compass, Did You Know, and content for the CCM Bulletin Board.
 

 

Barbara Grunbaum

Trained in photography and video production, Barbara Grunbaum has been creating award-winning television since 1984.  Grunbaum produces live action video, acting as writer, director and editor. With an interest in her local community of Montgomery County and its history, Ms. Grunbaum has specialized in historical documentaries.  However, her experience ranges from multi-camera live productions to scripted promos.  At CCM, her "beat" includes County Council special productions, the Montgomery County Planning Board, as well as, the Montgomery County Historical Society.

Shows: Paths to the Present, No Boundaries, County Council Town Hall Meetings, Montgomery PlansWWII Event, Decision Makers and Community Calendar.

 

Susan Kenedy

No one person knows Montgomery County like Kenedy knows Montgomery County. For close to two decades, Kenedy has served County Cable Montgomery as both a producer and liason to the community. Her service has continually contributed to the County's transparency through news style reporting on a weekly basis.

Shows: The Bottom LineCouncil In Brief, County Town Hall Meetings, Montgomery Plans 

 

Julie Rios Little

Julie Rios
Julie is a seasoned bilingual communications professional with over 15 years of experience in video production management, scriptwriting, and direction.  She leads a bilingual multimedia initiative at the Council to bring relevant information to the immigrant community and foster their civic participation at the local level. She is the lead presenter of the Council’s Spanish radio show on Radio America, which airs every Friday at 2pm. 

Shows: Somos Montgomery, En Sintonía con el Concejo de Montgomery

 

 

Lorna Virgili

Virgili's experience as a veteran national broadcat journalist and award winning Spanish language broadcast journalist puts her in a unique position to bring high-quality informational programming to CCM in both English and Spanish. With a background which includes covering the who's who among the Washington, DC political scene, she is more than qualified to bring information from Montgomery County Government leadership. She can be heard weekly hosting Montgomery Al Dia, Montomgery County's Spanish language radio program on Radio America Tuesdays at 2:00pm, online at radioamerica.net

Shows: County Report This Week (English/Spanish), Montgomery Al Dia, One on One