John Yacobian was born and raised in New York State, near Albany.  He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany with a BA in Political Science and History, and a MA in History, with a focus on American Studies.  John is currently employed as an Emmy award winning producer with CBS News, based in NYC, and has been with CBS since 1997, working in the news division on various short and long form projects. Prior to CBS, John was news producer for APTN in London, and he worked for the CBS affiliate in Albany.  John is very interested in history and preservation.  He has homes in NYC and in Chatham.



Fred  Monthei is an independent free-lance video and film professional with 40 Years of experience as a Producer, Writer, Director, Cameraman, and Editor in local, regional, and national markets. Previous to starting his full-time freelance career on Cape Cod, Fred was President/CEO of Pulse Communications, Inc., in Green Bay, one of the largest video production companies in Wisconsin, and President/CEO of  Engine Room Post-Production House in Milwaukee. His production work has taken him around the world on a variety of subjects and projects. His productions have been seen in the corporate boardrooms of numerous Fortune 500 companies, local, regional, and national TV audiences including ABC, CBS Sports, ESPN, Disney, and Comedy Central. For the past 20 years, Fred has lived and worked on Cape Cod producing TV shows and videos for a wide range of New England clients. 

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  • Save History, Save Culture: The Story of the Wampanoags and Their Meeting House 

  • Demolition by Neglect: From Sandwich to Chatham, Provincetown, and the Islands

  • Restoration Success: The gems That Have Been Saved

  • How Much Money is Being Trucked to the Landfill? 

  • The Iconic Dune Shacks of Provincetown