TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader in Outdoor TV, today announced that Randy Brown, Executive Vice President of Affiliate Sales & Marketing, has been honored for the second year in a row with a CableFAX 100 Award. The prestigious award, which recognizes the top cable industry leaders and influencers, was presented at a luncheon held at The Grand Hyatt New York on December 9, 2010.
The CableFAX 100 Award salutes the year's cable leaders, pioneers and influencers who have made notable impacts on the industry. The luncheon also honors The Regional Top Players in the cable industry.
"Receiving an award is always an honor, but to be included amongst this powerful group of cable-industry leaders for a second consecutive year is truly one of the highlights of my career," said Brown. "Our significant gains were driven by my Outdoor Channel team, whose dedication, talent and passion has helped us expand our brand to become the most widely distributed full-time network dedicated exclusively to the outdoor genre."
Randy Brown joined Outdoor Channel as Senior Vice President of Affiliate Sales and Marketing in September 2007, bringing more than two decades worth of proven experience from high-profile media properties, such as ESPN and Tennis Channel. He plays a key role in securing cable, satellite and telco carriage for the leading network in the outdoor genre. Brown extended Outdoor Channel's domestic SD and HD footprint, in addition to expanding the network's reach globally into Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He was promoted to his current position of Executive Vice President in February 2010. In June 2010, Brown was honored with his second Sales Executive of the Year Award, also presented by CableFAX.
"Randy is a critical member of the Outdoor Channel team not only because of his extensive knowledge and track record within the cable industry, but also for his solid leadership abilities," said Tom Hornish, Chief Operating Officer, Outdoor Channel. "On behalf of everyone at Outdoor Channel, we congratulate Randy on this latest honor."
CableFAX is a cable industry trade publication written for operators providing the latest news and insight on mergers and acquisitions, technology breakthroughs, regulatory issues, marketing initiatives, programming and personnel changes.
About Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTD) owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America's leader in outdoor TV, and Winnercomm Inc., an Emmy Award winning production and interactive company. Outdoor Channel offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle and can be viewed on multiple platforms including high definition, video-on-demand, as well as on a dynamic broadband website. Winnercomm Inc. is one of America's leading and highest quality producers of live sporting events and sports series for cable and broadcast television. Winnercomm also owns and operates the patented Skycam and CableCam aerial camera systems which provide dramatic overhead camera angles for major sports events, including college and NFL football. For more information, please visit www.outdoorchannel.com.
SOURCE Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.