Brian Hughes joined Rural Media Group, Inc. (RMG) in March 2014 as Chief Revenue and Strategy Officer. Hughes and his family are residents of Nashville, where he works out of RMG’s Nashville Network operations.
Hughes came to RMG with over 25 years of experience and respect in the television and media industry. He has previously served as a key executive for The Nashville Network, Win Win Entertainment and The Outdoor Channel.
His duties as Chief Revenue and Strategy Officer include management of advertising, subscription opportunities, and assisting in programming placement across RMG’s media interests, including television, radio and digital. In addition, he also serves as GM of RMG’s Nashville Operations, supporting the daily operations and growth of the Nashville staff.
As a member of RMG’s executive team, Hughes has proved a valuable asset in generating growth for RMG’s media interests, while allowing the network to focus on its long term vision to better the interests of Rural America.
“This particular audience, the ‘heartland audience,’ has been a part of every stop in my career,” Hughes stated when he first joined RMG. “I have a particular affinity for this audience that is very loyal and underserved. When you can serve their likes and interests it makes it very fun operating in this circle.”