TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader in Outdoor TV, today announced that Denise Conroy-Galley, the Company's Senior Vice President of Marketing and Research, has been named one of CableFAX's Most Powerful Women in Cable. Conroy-Galley, who also received the prestigious award in 2009, was honored again this year along with her peers at the CableFAX's Most Powerful Women in Cable & Top Places to Work breakfast on December 10th at The Grand Hyatt in New York City.
CableFAX's The Most Powerful Women in Cable issue and celebratory breakfast recognizes and salutes distinguished women who have made their mark on the industry through their contributions in leadership, innovation and community. Based on a nominations process, the annual magazine issue honors and ranks the top women in cable operations, programming, sales and technology. The award program sets the industry benchmark for excellence across all areas and highlights those who took chances, made tremendous strides, and know how to be one of the most powerful women in cable.
"It is a privilege to receive this esteemed award. In addition to CableFAX, I would like to thank my marketing and research team for their tireless efforts and acknowledge that our success is based on the millions of loyal Outdoor Channel viewers who make outdoor pursuits a way of life," said Ms. Conroy-Galley. "CableFAX has been supporting and empowering female leaders for years and I am grateful to be among the chosen few who were recognized for their dedication and passion."
A seasoned professional with nearly two decades of experience in marketing and research, Ms. Conroy-Galley joined Outdoor Channel in 2004 as the network's first Director of Research. In that role, she built a media research department from the ground up. Promoted to Vice President of Marketing and Research in 2006, Ms. Conroy-Galley has helped to transform the Outdoor Channel brand into the category leader in the outdoor genre, emphasizing the Company's principal initiatives regarding the original programming, high definition and online arenas, as well as its dedication to preservation and conservation principles. Her current responsibilities include branding, consumer marketing, affiliate marketing, ad sales marketing, on-air promotions, creative services, public relations, strategic partner marketing and research.
During her tenure, Outdoor Channel has achieved unprecedented acclaim for its marketing and promotions, winning over 30 CTAM Mark, MarCom, PRISM and Telly Awards. This year, Conroy-Galley launched a volunteer conservation initiative, Outdoor Channel Corps. As one of the largest volunteer programs of its kind, Outdoor Channel Corps is designed to inspire, encourage and motivate volunteers of all ages to restore and protect the country's precious natural resources.
"Denise continues to drive Outdoor Channel's marketing and consumer brand experience in bold new directions," said Tom Hornish, Chief Operating Officer, Outdoor Channel. "Much of Denise's success can be attributed to her unwavering commitment, unabashed creativity and sheer passion for television and the outdoor genre. She has consistently found unique ways to connect with consumers and deliver results."
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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.
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