2021 AgDay

Farm Journal Adds New Positions to Fuel Growth

Cindy Zimmerman

Farm Journal has just announced a whole crop of talented new professionals from a wide range of backgrounds.

Rebecca Bartels, Director of Business Development, Trust In Food — Bartels leads overall revenue strategy and execution for the initiative, including creating differentiated value propositions for Trust In Food’s diverse set of clients from the agribusiness, food, non-government, government and academic sectors. She was previously with Meister Media Worldwide as business director for their international upstream value chain crop input and technology trade brand, AgriBusiness Global.

Emma Bruno, Digital & Data Marketing Specialist — Bruno joins Farm Journal’s audience development team to lead circulation and digital marketing efforts to engage America’s farmers, ranchers and growers with a wide range of brands. She was previously with American Marketing and Publishing with a background in website creation and social media.

Jason Hill, Senior Ad Operations Specialist — Hill joins Farm Journal’s industry-leading digital ad operations team, bringing more than 20 years of experience in digital media and advertising to this role. His extensive multi-platform experience contributes to improved transparency and accountability for clients.

Dustin Johansen, Director of Business Development, DDMS — Johansen will work with Farm Journal’s national livestock and crop sales teams to help clients integrate data, research and activation capabilities into marketing strategies. He was previously vice president, ag business development at Osborn Barr Paramore and serves as board co-chair for the Agriculture Business Council of Kansas City and vice chair of the MoKan NAMA chapter.

Todd Rowan, Sales Representative — Rowan will work with clients in both crop and livestock sectors to maximize customer reach and engagement across Farm Journal brands. He previously served as national business development director at Broadcast Management Services and in other roles in the broadcast and automobile industries.

Nicole Starr, National Accounts Manager, Livestock — Starr is responsible for sales across Farm Journal’s industry-leading content brands in the company’s beef, dairy, pork and influencer portfolios. She was formerly a senior public relations and communications specialist at Greenheck Group and Bader Rutter.

Danny White, Sales Representative, Machinery Pete — White will work with clients to target audiences and create sales leads on Farm Journal’s Machinery Pete platform. His 30-year marketing career includes serving as territory manager at Fastline Media Group and operating his own digital marketing business.

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