AgWired is owned and published by ZimmComm New Media, LLC. The parent company was founded in 2004 by Chuck and Cindy Zimmerman, with headquarters located near Pensacola, Florida and the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.
The husband and wife team have covered all facets of agribusiness for over 30 years, starting upon graduation from the University of Florida in 1980 with degrees in broadcasting. Chuck & Cindy are award winning agricultural journalists who have covered agriculture throughout the southeast and the Midwest for major agricultural radio networks. They are members of the National Agri-Marketing Association, National Association of Farm Broadcasting, American Agricultural Editors’ Association, Livestock Publications Council, International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and National Press Photographers Association.
ZimmComm specializing in blogging, podcasting and managing RSS feeds for companies and organizations within the agriculture and renewable energy industries. One example is the Southern Peanut Growers Conference blog, which ZimmComm reporters have updated with photos, interviews and video from every conference since 2008. The company also operates a customized news release production and distribution business called AgNewsWire, which specializes in press releases with audio distributed to more than 1200 agricultural journalists.
ZimmComm has pioneered the new media specialty of “event blogging” – which includes multi-media coverage of any type of event from a workshop to a major convention. The ZimmComm team covers nearly every major annual agricultural event held nationwide, from the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting in January to the National Agricultural Aviation Association convention in December – and everything in between.
ZimmComm New Media also owns and operates Domestic Fuel, an online publication of renewable energy news; Animal.AgWired, news about all aspects of animal agriculture; and Precision.AgWired, with news and information about agricultural innovations and technology. Advertising and promotional opportunities are available on all of these online publications.
Contributing editors to AgWired include:
Veteran news and agribusiness reporter John Davis – firstname.lastname@example.org
Renewable Energy expert and general agriculture reporter Joanna Schroeder – jms@4RCommmunications.com
Feature writer and reporter Melissa Sandfort – email@example.com
Assignment and general news reporter Jamie Johansen – firstname.lastname@example.org
Assignment reporter Leah Guffey – email@example.com
ZimmComm New Media, LLC
1507 Templemore Dr.
Cantonment, FL 32533