Outdoor Channel Broadens Affiliate Sales Team

Tim Boell Appointed as Vice President, Distribution & Affiliate Marketing.

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Denver, Colo. – -(Ammoland.com)- Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader In Outdoor TV, today announced the appointment of Tim Boell as Vice President, Distribution & Affiliate Marketing.

Effective immediately, Boell will join the network’s affiliate sales and marketing group with a focus on expanding Outdoor Channel’s reach in the Eastern Region. Based in New York City, Boell will report directly to Steve Smith, Executive Vice President, Distribution & Affiliate Marketing at Outdoor Channel.

Boell is a cable industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience. He’s held key leadership roles at large network groups, including Viacom, Showtime and Sundance. In his new role, Boell will be responsible for generating increased distribution for Outdoor Channel’s linear SD, linear HD, VOD and TV Everywhere platforms, while strengthening the value of the outdoor adventure entertainment network among its existing affiliate base. He will work with marketing management across system operators, satellite providers and telecommunications carriers to develop strategies to bolster network awareness, viewership and subscriber growth. Boell will also oversee the Company’s Eastern Region sales staff.

“We are excited to have someone of Tim’s caliber join our affiliate sales and marketing team,” said Smith. “As Outdoor Channel builds upon its current momentum, it’s important to have the best talent in place to position us for continued growth.”

“This is an exhilarating time to join Outdoor Channel as the independent adventure network is pushing the envelope with new high-quality programming and partnerships,” added Boell. “I look forward to further cementing Outdoor Channel’s position as a leader and innovator in the outdoor lifestyle category, and serving a vibrant and passionate outdoor enthusiast market that views outdoor recreation as an essential part of their daily lives.”

Boell comes to Outdoor Channel from Asia TV USA, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Distribution. Prior to Asia TV USA, Boell worked at Viacom Media Networks, where he was a part of the senior team that successfully launched the multiplatform network EPIX. While at Sundance Channel, he led the Distribution and Affiliate Marketing teams, and was a member of the management team that sold Sundance Channel to AMC Networks. At Showtime, Boell worked in various positions in National Accounts, Affiliate Sales and Marketing.

About Outdoor Channel

Taking viewers across America and around the world on unparalleled adventures since 1993, Outdoor Channel is America’s Leader In Outdoor TV. Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, the independent cable network is a division of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC and provides a complete spectrum of riveting hunting, fishing, shooting and adventure entertainment. Outdoor Channel is received by nearly 40 million U.S. households – the largest outdoor TV footprint in the country – and is available in more than 50 countries internationally. Outdoor Channel can be viewed in HD and is accessible by broadband and mobile platforms. For program times and other information, visit www.outdoorchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and download our iPhone and iPad app. #WhatGetsYouOutdoors