Kristi Wuttig has been working in the television
industry since 1988. She began her career at KATU Television Center,
the ABC affiliate in Portland, Oregon. During the next seven years,
she worked as the production coordinator, eventually co-managing the
production department for the television station’s local programs
and news shows.
moving to Southern California, Wuttig began working as a production
coordinator at MTM Productions, where the company not only produced
its own programming including The Pretender, The
Cape, Sparks and Orleans but
also oversaw productions for the Family Channel including Home
and Family, Apollo 11 and Ditchdigger’s
After three years with MTM/Family Channel, Wuttig
moved for one season to the former MTM show The Pretender,
where she was the executive assistant to the co-executive producer.
Norman Powell, Wuttig’s former supervisor
at MTM then asked her to work for him at Whidbey Island Films as
the executive in charge of production for National Desk,
a PBS documentary series. During the next four years, Wuttig managed
the production and postproduction for executive producers Norman
Powell and Lionel Chetwynd and was promoted to coordinating producer
on the 2001 PBS documentary Darkness at High Noon: The Carl
Also in 2001, Wuttig was the coordinating producer
on Hollywood’s Best-Kept Secrets, a half-hour
pilot for American Movie Classics produced by Vantage Enterprises.
While on hiatus between National Desk seasons, Wuttig
was an associate producer on the half-hour drama The Lot
for American Movie Classics.
Wuttig is a graduate of the Communications
School at Washington State University. She is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and Women in Film. She resides with her husband in the Los Angeles area.