Lenexa, Kan., (Nov. 1, 2022) — Farm Journal announces Christine Shaw has been promoted to president of the company’s Producer Media Division from executive vice president of Farm Journal’s Crops Division.
Shaw’s new role includes oversight of all media platforms that serve livestock audiences in addition to crop audiences, including the leading print brands Farm Journal, Top Producer, The SCOOP, Drovers, Farm Journal’s PORK, Dairy Herd Management and Bovine Veterinarian; iconic broadcast brands AgDay, U.S. Farm Report, Machinery Pete TV and AgriTalk; and agriculture’s top website, AgWeb.com.
“Christine quickly brought her experience to bear on Farm Journal’s crop brands with great success and we look forward to her bringing those skills and synergies to our livestock group to further their growth,” says Andy Weber, CEO of Farm Journal. “Her professional experience in the global B2B marketplace brings new perspectives to Farm Journal’s business and our partnerships with clients.”
Before joining Farm Journal in 2021, Shaw was CEO of Investment News LLC, a B2B media and events company serving technology, financial services and DEI audiences, directing global operations and serving on the board of directors. She also directed global events and B2B programs as a senior vice president for Future plc and held multiple leadership positions for Pennwell Corporation for 18 years of her career.
“Farm Journal is the nation’s leading agricultural media and information company and is well respected among its peers in the world of B2B media,” said Shaw. “I’m honored to work with some of the industry’s most time-tested and trusted brands and to create strategic partnerships with businesses across agriculture that benefit Farm Journal’s audiences, clients and overall success.”
About Farm Journal
Farm Journal is the nation’s leading business information and media company serving the agricultural market. Started 146 years ago with the preeminent Farm Journal magazine, the company serves the row crop, livestock, produce and retail sectors through branded websites, eNewsletters and phone apps; business magazines; live events including conferences, seminars and tradeshows; nationally broadcasted television and radio programs; a robust mobile-text-marketing business and an array of data-driven, paid information products. Farm Journal also is the majority shareholder of the online equipment marketplace, Machinery Pete LLC. In 2010, the company established the non-profit, public charity, Farm Journal Foundation, dedicated to sustaining agriculture’s ability to meet the vital needs of a growing population through education and empowerment.