President and Chief Executive Officer
Jim Liberatore is our President and Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for the overall strategic, operational and creative vision for Outdoor Channel. Under his leadership, Mr. Liberatore will further solidify Outdoor Channel’s position as the premier destination for outdoor entertainment, while serving consumers, distributors and advertisers. With more than 25 years of industry expertise, Mr. Liberatore is known for his proven track record of building and growing successful cable network brands. He served as President of SportsTime Ohio from 2006 to 2013, where he was responsible for the successful launch of the Northern Ohio sports network. Before that, Mr. Liberatore led the Charlotte, NC-based Speed Channel for five years as President. He joined the network soon after it was bought by News Corp., relaunched, rebranded, reprogrammed and relocated it, transforming the network from Speedvision to Speed Channel. Under Mr. Liberatore’s leadership, Speed Channel significantly increased its revenue and viewership. He also held executive positions at FOX Sports/Sunshine Network and Madison Square Garden earlier in his career. Mr. Liberatore is a board member of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and is President of the Board of Directors for Christianville Foundation, a Haiti-based mission.