CHICAGO, IL – (AgPR) – July 15, 2009 – Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of market data, information and technology, today announced it has hired Janelle Brose as director of agri-media business development and sales. Brose will be responsible for overseeing Barchart and AgriCharts, the agricultural division of Barchart, agri-media relationships, including website content solutions and other web-based technology services. Brose will also be responsible for further expanding the Barchart and AgriCharts brand within the agri-media industry.
Brose brings a wealth of experience to this role after spending the past 6 years as Michigan Farm Radio Network farm director. While at MFRN she was also an active member of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB). Brose will report to Mark Haraburda, Managing Director at Barchart and AgriCharts.
“With Janelle’s experience she brings a specialized set of skills to manage and grow the solutions and content we provide to agri-media firms,” said Haraburda. “She understands the content needs of the agriculture industry, from agribusinesses down to producers, which will definitely benefit our clients,” added Haraburda.
Brose graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications. Janelle's accomplishments include winning the NAFB's East Region Horizon Award in 2005 and the National Horizon Award in 2007. In 2006 she was named Michigan Farm Bureau's Communicator of the Year.
With a heritage dating back to 1934, Barchart.com, Inc. has substantial experience in meeting the information needs of the financial, agriculture, energy and media industries. As a full-service provider of futures, equity and foreign exchange market data, Barchart provides a wide range of market data products and solutions for customers ranging from institutional to retail. As an established leader in an industry that demands accuracy and innovation, Barchart’s goal is to form partnerships that deliver comprehensive solutions for success. For more information, please visit www.barchartinc.com .
AgriCharts, a division of Barchart.com, Inc. which provides market data solutions to the futures, equity and foreign exchange markets, provides agricultural information and technology services to the agricultural industry. AgriCharts’ services include website hosting and management, market data and information, website content and real-time quote services. AgriCharts goal is to provide successful market data and information solutions to meet the requirements of today’s agricultural industry.