Cindy Zimmerman, ZimmComm New Media

February 10, 2017

“I always wanted to be an entrepreneur.” –Cindy Zimmerman

Cindy Zimmerman’s interest in content creation began when she was four or five and received her first camera. She grew up in Florida and wanted to be a zoologist as a child. Cindy majored in broadcasting at the University of Florida; her first job was with the Florida Farm Bureau. She says being an entrepreneur runs in her family. In this podcast episode, Cindy talks with host Sara Steever about her career, her passion for communications and her “best role ever” as a grandparent.

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Cindy is vice president and co-founder, with her husband Chuck, of ZimmComm New Media, a news and content creation and distribution company. The company, started in 2004, includes AgWired and AgNewsWire. She received a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting from the University of Florida in 1980 and immediately started work with Florida Farm Bureau where she got her start in agricultural communications. She co-founded what is now Southeast AgNet with husband Chuck and partner Gary Cooper and received an Oscar in Agriculture for reporting in 1990. She was also an anchor for Brownfield radio network. Cindy is the mother of three grown daughters and grandmother to a growing brood of babies!

 

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