Cat Cutillo
South Burlington, Vermont



______________Sept 2009-May 2011___ Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA 
__________________________________Master of Arts in Multimedia Communications
__________________________________Awarded “Best Graduate Producer” by the department, 3.9 GPA


______________Sept 1998-May 2002___ Tulane University, Newcomb College, New Orleans, Louisiana
__________________________________Bachelor of Arts in English


_________________  ADDITIONAL:____  Brooks Institute of Photography, Ventura, CA, Studies in Visual Journalism Aug 2003- June 2004
                                                                               New York University, SCPS, New York, NY, Certificate in Journalism, Feb 2006- July 2006
__________________________________Academia Italiana, Florence, Italy, Semester abroad, spring 2001
__________________________________Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, Maine, summers 1999 & 1997



______________Aug 2004-Present______Owner/Photographer, Cat Cutillo Photography & Video

______________Sept 2015-Sept 2016______Staff Photographer and Magazine Writer, Half Moon Bay ReviewHalf Moon Bay, CA

  • Photographed news, features, portraits, wildart and sports for weekly newspaper
  • Wrote and Photographed a monthly feature column called ‘Against the Tide’ for Pacifica Magazine and Half Moon Bay Magazine
  • Photographed all feature stories for Pacifica Magazine and Half Moon Bay Magazine
  • Regularly wrote feature stories for Pacifica Magazine and Half Moon Bay Magazine profiling dogs, food and drinks
  • Prepared all photos for newspaper print production each week for Half Moon Bay Review
  • Prepared all photos for print production each month for Half Moon Bay Magazine and Pacifica Magazine
  • Uploaded photos to company’s social media and website

______________Aug 2011-Mar 2013______Multimedia Web Producer, Lund, Burlington, VT

  • Photograph organization’s events and portraits
  • Write, spearhead stories and manage organization’s blog
  • Produce short videos for the web
  • Produce and write monthly newsletter
  • Produce content and manage social media
  • Manage and maintain website
  • Manage and maintain Blackbaud NetCommunity, Friends Asking Friends Sphere and Raiser’s Edge

______________ Jan 2012 -Oct 2014______Co-Owner/Photographer & Video Producer, Outerlands Gallery, Inc.Vergennes, VT

  • Co-Owner of Contemporary Art Gallery in downtown Vergennes, VT

______________Sept 2010-Dec 2011_        Multimedia Producer, On The Detour Blog

  • Produce stories on people and events who inspire by taking a detour from the norm
  • Writer, photographer, videographer, editor and on-camera talent for stories


______________Jan 2010-June 2010____Production Assistant, CBS KPIX Eye on the Bay, San Francisco, CA

  • Second videographer for hang gliding story and sheep farm story
  • All pre-production and production for “Friday Flea Markets” show


______________June 2007-May 2008____Senior Photographer/ Photo Editor, TimesLedger Newspapers (News Corp), Queens, NY
___________________________________2007 “Photographer of the Year” by New York Press Association

  • Manage photo coverage for 14 papers and prepare photos for print production
  • Photograph all events, portraits and breaking news Sun-Thursday
  • Write, photograph and spearhead a weekly feature story
  • Recruit, hire and manage freelance photographers including invoicing
  • Collaborate with New York Post every week about Queens photo coverage


______________Jan 2010-Present_______Productions

  • Show Producer, InBox, half-hour episode (2011)
  • Segment Producer, InBox, 5-minute story segment (2011)
  • Talent, InBox, Co-Host for half-hour episode (2011)
  • Producer, EatingWell Media Group, web videos, Charlotte, VT (2011)
  • ProducerHabitat for Humanity, 3.5 min. promotional video, San Francisco, CA (2010)
  • Videographer, Academy of Art University, school events, San Francisco, CA (2010)
  • Producer, K-ART News, Public Access Television, produce 2- min.story package, San Francisco, CA (2010)


______________July 2006-July 2007_____Weekly Photo Column, New York Press, New York, NY

  • Photograph street fashion for my weekly column called “Street Seen” in this alternative weekly


______________Feb 2007-April 2009___ Writer/Photographer (freelance)

__________________________________Photo Editor/Retoucher (freelance)


______________Aug 2004-June 2006___Photographer Assistant, Darryl Estrine Photography, New York, NY

  • Digital technician, lighting assistant, photo retoucher, web maintenance, Raw processor


______________Jan 2011-May 2011_____Web Producer/Writer Intern, EatingWell Media Group, Charlotte, VT

  • Produce videos for


______________Aug 2002-Aug 2003_____ Photographer Intern, Where Y’at Magazine, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Photograph feature stories for this culture and music monthly


______________Sept 2000- May 2003_____Creative Writing Instructor, YMCA Yes! Program,New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Lead adult literacy students in weekly creative writing exercises to help strengthen literacy skills


______________SKILLS:___________Final Cut Pro, Fluent in Video/Photography capabilities on Canon 5D Mark III, Fluent in Zoom H4N audiorecording,
________________________________Panasonic P2,Dreamweaver, CSS, HTML, Photoshop, RAW Conversion, FTP



  • 2015 “Best Feature Photo” First Place, California Newspaper Publishers Association, Half Moon Bay Review, Half Moon Bay, CA
  • 2013 “People’s Choice Award” The Darkroom Gallery ‘Color Exhibit’ Essex Junction, VT
  • Selected Exhibitor for The Darkroom Gallery ‘Color Story’ show, Jan-Feb 2013, VT
  • 2010 “Best Graduate Producer” by Academy of Art University Multimedia Department
  • 2007 “Photographer of the Year” by New York Press Association for TimesLedger Newspapers
  • 2007 “Best Sports Action Photo” by New York Press Association for TimesLedger Newspapers
  • Selected Co-Exhibitor for the Middlebury Community House for Middlebury Arts Walk, May 2012
  • Selected Exhibitor for National Mayoral Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, NY, NY, Oct 2006
  • Permanent exhibit at Alzheimer’s Association Open House in Clinton, CT, Nov 2006-present