Denise Conroy-Galley
Title: SVP, Marketing and Research, Outdoor Channel
Age: 36
Education: W VA U, BA, Political Science; Duquesne U, MA, Social and Public Policy

Why Her? Conroy-Galley led Outdoor’s rebrand. That helped boost the network’s weeknight HH delivery 78% vs the prior-year period. Programming blocks are performing particularly well, like Friday Night Fishing, which leaped 77% during Q2 YTD.

Year Ahead:
A slate of well-targeted new series should keep ratings on the rise.

How Long Did It Take to Settle on New Colors/Logo for Outdoor? About 3 months

Outdoor Sport: Mountain Biking

Best Place in the U.S. to Fish: Florida Keys

Favorite Food: Anything Italian

Favorite Restaurants: Gullifty’s, Pittsburgh, and Diehl’s, Nitro, W.V.

Drink of Choice: Perfect Manhattan

Favorite Music: Anything by the Rolling Stones or Metallica

Unnecessary Luxury I Like Most: Christian Louboutin shoes

Favorite Show Not on My Network: True Blood, HBO

Last Book Read: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

In ’09 I Resolve To: Lower my blood pressure

Philosophy of Life: "In a fight between you and the world, back the world." – Franz Kafka. I like to tackle huge, often insurmountable things, and I have to remember to temper that with a healthy dose of realism.

Sports Team: Pittsburgh Steelers


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