New Ag Media Combination In The Sunshine State

Chuck Zimmerman Media

Congratulations Gary & Robin! Once upon a time Cindy and I were partners with Gary Cooper in a Florida communications company called SunStar Telecom, Inc. We started and operated several divisions including Southeast Agrinet, WTMC-AM, SunStar Network, AgStar Advertising and were doing pretty good until the government took over the savings and loan company that was financing us. That’s a …


A Blogging Broadcaster

Chuck Zimmerman Blogging, Media

I’m proud to point you to a great farm broadcaster who’s embraced the blogosphere. She’s Cyndi Young and she’s the Farm Director of the Brownfield Network. Cyndi just went on the Valley World Tour with another former farm broadcaster and good friend Kim Lang who is now the Valmont Irrigation Communications Director. Cyndi not only sent in reports for Brownfield …

Blogging, Media

Reporters Like Talking News Releases

Chuck Zimmerman Media, Talking News Release

We don’t get much feedback sent to us but when we do it’s almost always positive. We really appreciate people like Jarrod who wrote this little note today: PLEASE keep sending these. They’re great!Jarrod AllenNews DirectorWCLTNewark, Ohio Jarrod’s note was in response to the release we sent out today for Team Ethanol. You can view it here: Ethanol – IndyCar …

Media, Talking News Release

Commodity Classic Newsroom – We Need More Internet Access Points

Chuck Zimmerman Commodity Classic, Media

Here’s some working journalists at the Commodity Classic. This is the very small area set up with internet access. There’s actually a line waiting to get connected. Thanks to Jeff Nalley, pictured in the back, interviewing Rick Tolman, CEO, NCGA, we have a multiple access switch which allows more reporters to get connected to the interne! To the right is …

Commodity Classic, Media

In The Commodity Classic Newsroom

Chuck Zimmerman Commodity Classic, Media

Hi from Austin. I made it and am in the convention center newsroom. Sitting here among a bunch of reporters like Jeff Nalley, from Kentucky (Cromwell Ag Media) and Michelle Rook from South Dakota(WNAX), Sara Wyant from Illinois, (Agripulse) and others. C5 internet connection jacks are at a premium here. Commodity Classic needs to double the connections or arrange for …

Commodity Classic, Media