Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Pittman Joins Red River Farm Network as Broadcaster

It started as a summer internship turned station job turned marketing specialist role. In turn, Whitney Pittman has extensive experience with the Red River Farm Network. In October 2022, she was hired full-time on the network’s farm broadcasting team.

Thornton Takes New Job at Stratovation Group

Mace Thornton is the new chief operating officer and partner at marketing, communications, and research firm Stratovation Group.


Hastert Explores Different Side of Farm Broadcasting

After making the transition to the Learfield News in Ag division, working as the digital content creator/coordinator, Anna Hastert got to see a different side of the farm broadcasting world.

Tew Elected to Missouri 4-H Foundation Board of Directors

NAFB Allied Industry Council Member Christine Tew credits 4-H as her gateway to agriculture, both as an industry and a future profession. Now the marketing and communications manager for Valent USA, Tew is excited to continue supporting 4-H through her induction as a new trustee on the board of directors for the Missouri 4-H Foundation Board.

La Rue Finds Passion for Broadcasting, Rural Mental Health

Upon attending her first NAFB Conference in 2015, Corryn La Rue cemented her career as an agriculture reporter, now doing just that for the Ag Information Network. La Rue graduated from Utah State University with two Bachelors of Science degrees in agricultural communications and journalism with a broadcast emphasis.

Hallowell Receives NAMA Professional Development Award

NAFB Allied Industry Member Lori Hallowell recently received the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) 2022 Professional Development Award of Excellence for public relations.

Eight NAFB Foundation Scholarship Recipients Recognized in Kansas City

In 2022, the NAFB Foundation awarded multiple $7,500 college scholarships and one $10,000 scholarship. Each recipient received an expense-paid trip to attend NAFB Convention as part of the award.

Hart Joins Brownfield Ag News

Carah Hart recently joined Brownfield Ag News as an anchor reporter, covering national agriculture news and focusing on Missouri and South Dakota.

Hays Reflects on Personal Impact of Farm Broadcasting

Growing up on a farm in central Kentucky, Ron Hays’ agriculture journey began at a young age.

Ketelsen Inducted Into Minnesota Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Lynn Ketelsen, Linder Farm Network, was inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasters Hall of Fame in September 2022, recognizing his dedication to broadcasting and his impact within farm broadcasting.