Nathan Cutietta

Nathan Cutietta
Director of the Media Communication Center
B.S., University of Southern California
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Media Communication Center
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Nathan Cutietta a native of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania fell in love with filmmaking as a child after watching Vladimir Shevchenko’s documentary Chernobyl: A Chronicle of Difficult Weeks. At 13 Nathan started a television apprentice under video producer Dan Maglione. Nathan’s professional television career started at 15 in Tucson, Arizona as an editor at Jorgensen Productions, and later at Tucson’s Warner Brother's Affiliate as a producer. He moved to Los Angeles in 2001 and worked as a Director and Producer for Fox, Fox Sports, Disney and PBS. He is best known for his television series Lost Legends of the West, a 13-episode folk history of the American West that was nominated for two Emmy Awards. In 2006, he wrote, directed and produced the documentary Welcome Back Riders, a history of the rise and fall of the 20th Century American Amusement Park. In 2007 he wrote and directed "Eleonore Schoenfeld: Born to Teach", a look into the life of Eleonore Schoenfeld who is considered one of the most influential cellists of the 20th century. Nathan is currently the Director of the Media and
Communication Center at Heidelberg as well as a part time producer at Cleveland’s NBC affiliate WKYC. Nathan holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Southern California. Nathan lives with his wife Margarita in the small beach community of Huron Ohio.

  • Filmed and edited an hour long documentary on post World War 2 California politics. Premiered on PBS in February 2013
  • Head producer and director of the weekly NBC Cleveland TV show, “It’s About You,” aired January 2013- present
  • Head producer and director of the NBC Cleveland series, “Driving Success,” aired July 2013- August 2013
  • Oversaw the telecast of all Heidelberg home football games as well as the halftime shows, aired September 2013 - November 2013