Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 12, 2012
Rural Media Group, Inc. (RMG) is proud to announce that it has secured the talents and experience of Craig Gilmore to fill the new role of Director of Human Resources. Mr. Gilmore served in the United States Air Force for 17 years prior to joining Rural Media Group, Inc.
Mr. Gilmore will serve as an advocate for the RFD-TV, RURAL TV, RFD-TV The Magazine, RFD-TV The Theatre, RFDTV.COM and MYRURALTV.COM family. He will also be developing systems and processes within the organization that address the strategic needs of Rural Media Group, Inc.
Before joining Rural Media Group, Inc., Mr. Gilmore spent 12 years with the YMCA of Greater Omaha. He attained his BS degree in Business Management in Maine. After graduation he entered the U.S. Air Force where he served for 17 years as an Administrative and Personnel Officer. His duty assignments led him around the world to California, Republic of Panama, Florida, Iceland, Alabama, Saudi Arabia, and Nebraska. While in the Air Force he attained a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Troy State University in Alabama.
Rural Media Group recently celebrated 11 years of success with RFD-TV, which launched as Rural Media Group’s first network and America’s first 24-hour television channel dedicated to servicing the needs and interests of rural America with programming focused on agriculture, equine and rural lifestyle, along with traditional country music and entertainment. Sister network, RURAL TV, launched in February 2012 and is a multimedia agribusiness and rural lifestyle network featuring primetime news broadcasts focused on agribusiness and rural policy issues.
“I am very excited about being a part of the Rural Media Group Family and look forward to meeting and getting to know each and every one of its employees,” said Mr. Gilmore. “I hope that my past experiences will assist in moving Rural Media Group down the road to greater success.”
About Rural Media Group:
Launched in December 2000, RFD-TV is the nation’s first 24-hour television network dedicated to servicing the needs and interests of rural America with programming focused on agriculture, equine and rural lifestyle, along with traditional country music and entertainment. Sister network, RURAL TV, launched in February 2012 and is a multimedia agribusiness and rural lifestyle network featuring primetime news broadcasts focused on agribusiness and rural policy issues; weather; world commodity market updates; extensive event coverage; international trade, farm and horse shows; expanded livestock auctions; equipment and ranch reports; plus independent productions designed to give agricultural professionals and hobbyists information to fit every interest and operation. Currently, the two networks are distributed to more than 55 million homes worldwide by DBS and cable systems including DISH Network, DIRECTV®, Comcast, Verizon FiOS TV, Mediacom, Charter, Optimum, Brighthouse, Suddenlink, Time Warner, Cox, and more than 600 independent rural cable systems. The bi-monthly RFD-TV The Magazine has more than 180,000 paid subscribers, and the company operates RFD-TV The Theatre in Branson, Mo. Corporate headquarters are in Omaha, Neb., and production operations are in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit http://www.rfdtv.com and http://www.myruraltv.com.
CONTACT: Scout Finch - 870-613-3929, Scout(at)rfdtv(dot)com