Baker, Adelstein surface on board of cable network


Jonathan AdelsteinFormer FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein (pictured) and former NBCU President Bridget Baker are joining the board of directors of InterMedia Outdoor Holdings Inc., the company that will result from the merger of the Outdoor Channel and IMOH Inc.

The merger will bring together the Outdoor Channel, the Sportsman Channel and numerous internet and other holdings.

Adelstein was FCC Commissioner from 2002-2009 before moving on to the Department of Agriculture and then taking on the President/CEO role at PCIA – The Wireless
Infrastructure Association.

Baker served with NBCU in numerous capacities up until last year.

“These companies serve a large market of passionate outdoor enthusiasts across multiple media platforms,” said Ms. Baker, a native of Alaska. “The combination of these two organizations offers compelling growth opportunities and I am thrilled to bring my content and distribution expertise to the Board and build upon the leadership position of IMOH Inc. in the outdoor category.”

“I look forward to joining the Board of Directors of IMOH Inc. and working with the combined organization’s strong management team to maximize the growth opportunities ahead,” said Mr. Adelstein. “The combination of the two companies will create a robust multi-platform leader in the outdoor category and I am excited to leverage my decades of experience and help drive it forward.”

The merger is expected to be completed sometime during the present quarter. Baker and Adelstein bring the number of board members up to nine.