Carson Horn Joins the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Family as Associate Director of Farm ProgrammingThu, 16 Jun 2016 05:28:20 CDT
The Radio Oklahoma Network, the state’s leader in agricultural news, welcomes Carson Horn as its new Associate Director of Farm Programming. Horn will assist in covering local and national agricultural news for the network’s statewide broadcast and extensive internet and social media outlets.
Horn joins the Radio Oklahoma Network from his previous position as Director of Communications for the Arkansas Cattlemen’s Association. During his tenure there, Horn developed the association’s annual convention and trade show into the state’s largest farm and ranch show. Horn recently received the 2015 Excellence in Communications and Public Relations award from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association in recognition for his work as Managing Editor for the Arkansas Cattle Business magazine.
“We are excited to have Carson as the newest member of our team of media specialists to help communicate the latest farm and ranch news to the Oklahoma Ag Community, says Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Director of Farm Programming Ron Hays. “Carson brings a fresh perspective to our reporting efforts that are broadcast on over 45 radio stations, and are read on our website, OklahomaFarmReport.Com and our daily farm and ranch news email that is one of the most respected electronic newsletters in the agricultural industry.
Raised on his family’s wheat and cattle operation in Yukon, Okla., Horn exhibited and evaluated livestock, participated in public speaking contests and campaigned for State FFA office during high school. Horn graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Agricultural Communications where he remained active within the agricultural community serving as Vice President of the Ag Student Council and as President of the ag based fraternity, Alpha Gamma Rho. Horn is also a graduate of the Oklahoma Agriculture Leadership Encounter and the Young Cattlemen’s Leadership Class.
“I am thrilled to be back home in Oklahoma as part of the RON family,” Horn said. “I look forward to reporting to my friends and neighbors on an industry I know and love.”
The Radio Oklahoma Network is a part of Griffin Communications. Griffin reaches over 90 percent of Oklahoma households with our television stations, statewide radio network, Internet sites and mobile information distribution, Griffin Communications is committed to serving the news and information needs of Oklahomans and fulfilling the needs of advertisers across the state.
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