TEMECULA, Calif., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel (NASDAQ: OUTD), America's Leader in Outdoor TV, today announced the promotion of Denise Conroy-Galley to Executive Vice President, Marketing & Research from Senior Vice President. Since joining the network in 2004, Conroy-Galley, has led all marketing and research activities for Outdoor Channel, including branding, consumer marketing, ad sales marketing, on-air promotions, creative services, public relations, strategic partnerships and research.
"Denise has been an integral part of Outdoor Channel's executive team, leading the charge on several key strategic marketing initiatives, like Outdoor Channel Corps," said Tom Hornish, COO at Outdoor Channel. "Her promotion is well deserved, and we expect her unique, creative and analytical approach to continue to be a tremendous asset to our company as we continue to leverage our brand and position as America's Leader in Outdoor TV."
With over 15 years of marketing experience, Conroy-Galley joined Outdoor Channel as the first Director of Research and became Vice President of Marketing in 2006. In 2010, she ignited the power of volunteerism by launching Outdoor Channel Corps, a philanthropic program that aims to restore and improve public lands.
Her work for Outdoor Channel has contributed to the network receiving unprecedented recognition for its marketing initiatives and promotions, winning more than 30 different honors from CTAM Mark, MarCom, PRISM and Telly Awards.
"I'm proud to work for a forward-thinking network that places such a high premium on captivating content, authentic personalities and staying true to the outdoor lifestyle," said Conroy-Galley. "In my elevated role, I will continue working closely with my colleagues to lead all consumer-facing and business-to-business branding and marketing activities for the network. I look forward to expanding and leveraging Outdoor Channel's passionate audience through strategic and creative promotional programs."
Most recently, Conroy-Galley was named one of the Most Powerful Women in Cable by CableFAX, an accolade which she also earned in 2009. She has also been named to Multichannel News' "40 Under 40" list and to the "CableFAX 100." Conroy-Galley is an alumna of Class XX of WICT's Betsy Magness Leadership Institute (BMLI), the flagship leadership development program for the cable and telecommunications industry.
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 http://www.outdoorchannel.com.
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