Chuck Zimmerman is the President and co-owner, along with his wife, Cindy, of ZimmComm New Media. He started his career in agricultural communications as the Broadcast Manager for Florida Farm Bureau Federation in 1984 where he was one of the founders of the state’s first commercial farm radio network.
ZimmComm has pioneered the use of online publishing and social networking platforms as tools for various types of agricultural marketing purposes like public relations and communications. He coined the terms agriblogging and farm podcasting.
The company currently publishes several news blogs and podcasts. These include AgWired.com, Domestic Fuel.com, Precision.AgWired.com and Animal.AgWired.com. The company is considered the industry pioneer and leader in using new and social media for agricultural communications.
Additionally, the company specializes in the production/distribution of news releases utilizing multi-media content like audio, video and images. They have a branded service called AgNewsWire (www.agnewswire.com), which focuses on distributing releases to agricultural journalists.