Cynopsis Media Names Chuck Bolkcom President and Chief Operating Officer

Chuck Bolkcom has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Cynopsis Media, LLC, publisher of leading entertainment and digital media trade publications.

Shelton, CT, September 27, 2008 --( Cynopsis Media has appointed Chuck Bolkcom as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective October 1. In this newly-established position, Chuck will oversee the company’s strategic development of sales, marketing, product, and operations, reporting directly to CEO Cynthia Turner.

“Chuck brings to our team the expertise needed to develop more avenues to serve our readers and advertising partners; including the development of events, data services, industry alliances and new information vehicles. After over 11 years of Cynopsis success, it’s important that we take the natural step of expanding our services with the addition of this executive,” Turner continued.

"I've watched Cynthia build one of the greatest business-to-business publishing stories of the past decade, and have tremendous respect for the way Cynopsis Media serves the needs of entertainment and advertising professionals,” said Bolkcom. “I am privileged to join this extraordinary entrepreneur and am looking forward to serving the needs of this community with the information and data required to excel their organizations.”

Bolkcom joins Cynopsis Media from Vuze, Inc., a broadband video content delivery network, where he was Vice President of Advertising Sales. He spearheaded the delivery of advertising pilots for major entertainment clients in both the US and Europe, leveraging the media consumption of emerging media enthusiasts.

While at Reed Business Information, Bolkcom delivered publishing success as Group Publisher of the Reed Television Group, during which he led a major turn-around of both Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News magazines. At PricewaterhouseCoopers, he was a Director in the PwC Entertainment, Media and Communications advisory practice. Bolkcom serves as a Vice President for the non-profit Broadcasters Foundation of America.

Chuck Bolkcom is a Graduate of Southern Illinois University’s Radio and Television Sales Management program and now resides in Mountainside, NJ with wife Sheri and their three children.

Cynopsis Media, LLC, in partnership with the Merchant Banking Division of HT Capital Advisors, LLC, a NY-based, middle market investment banking firm, is publisher of four trade publications: Cynopsis, Cynopsis: Digital, Cynopsis: International and Cynopsis: Kids! With a subscription base of more than 100,000 and readership of over 300,000, Cynopsis Media delivers a concise and complete overview of the state of the entertainment and digital industries by 5:30am ET daily. For information visit and

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