Stephanie Misar, MHz Networks
MHz Networks is a national non-commercial, independent broadcast network exclusively devoted to premier English-accessible international content, with headquarters just outside of the U.S. capital.
At MHz, Stephanie is responsible for trade and consumer marketing and branding of broadcast partner channel properties (including Al Jazeera English, Arirang TV, CCTV, France 24, NHK World TV, RT, Vietnamese TV, Ethiopian TV and more) available on digital broadcast, cable, satellite and telco on 12 MHz channels in the Washington, DC DMA.
Global perspective, news and entertainment are available to over 35 million U.S. households through broadcast and cable affiliates distributing the national channel, MHz Worldview.
MHz Networks content is available on mobile, broadband, over the top TV, transportation and hospitality networks. The popular MHz Networks Home Entertainment DVD retail and on-demand products, devoted to world-renowned international mystery series and crime dramas exclusively available from MHz, can be found at mhznetworks.org, brick and mortar stores and a wide variety of third party distribution outlets.
Stephanie is responsible for MHz viewer services, sponsorships and advertising, research and demographics, content distribution/business development and affiliate relations.
Having dabbled as an editorialist for Gannett newspapers, Stephanie worked as talent, producer and director in agriculture news radio, and then in production and a weekend news reporter for an ABC TV affiliate- all in South Dakota- before settling into national and international public relations and marketing opportunities on the East Coast.
Giving credit for many of her lifelong opportunities to the national 4-H program, Stephanie accepted an offer to be in charge of strategy, recruitment and marketing of youth development programs at National 4-H Council, before taking over installer relations and consumer marketing duties for a division of France Telecom.
At GlobeCast WorldTV, she was responsible for the rebranding of the consumer division, based in North America, as well as the marketing and segment research of over 230 channels from around the world to Diaspora communities in the United States. Stephanie was also responsible for increasing the brands web presence and a consistent growth of revenues each of her four years at the company through implementation of incentive programs for her nationwide fleet of satellite retailers and installers, developing retail point of presence best practices and leveraging viral and grassroots brand marketing.
Stephanie grew up in South Dakota on a family hog, corn and soybean farm, and received a B.S. degree in Broadcast Journalism from South Dakota State University.