Meet the AgNet West Team

Sabrina Hill, News DirectorSabrina Hill
Farm News Director, AgNet West

Sabrina Hill was brought on staff at AgNet West shortly after the network started in 2012. Within a few months, she was moved into the position of Farm News Director and lead anchor. In 2014, AgNet West created its hour-long farm radio show Farm City Newsday, with Hill as the host and producer. An award-winning journalist, Hill has a background of more than 20 years as a news professional. She has worked in print and television news as well as radio. She is an active member of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting, and was elected by her peers as the 2016-17 Western Region Vice President. In addition, she is the chairperson for the NAFB’s news service committee.

Hill now also speaks at events and is interviewed on agricultural and professional topics, such as California’s agricultural issues, women in agriculture, reaching the consumer, building an online presence, and working with the media.
Contact Sabrina at Sabrina@agnetwest.com.

Taylor Hillman
Asst. Farm News Director, AgNet West
Operations Manager, AgNet Media

Taylor Hillman is a news professional from Clovis, CA, where he was an award-winning technical director and assignment manager for the area CBS affiliate. He earned a Best Newscast award from the NorCal Radio and Television News Directors Association and received an AP Best Newscast award.

Hillman was raised in the state’s agriculture-rich Central Valley, where his grandfather was a cotton and alfalfa grower and his uncle continues the farming tradition. The Hillman family has also been actively involved in the World Ag Expo for several years. Hillman is an active member of the Old Town Clovis Kiwanis and helps plan several major community events each year.
Contact Taylor at Taylor@agnetmedia.com

Brian German
Multi-Media Journalist, AgNet West

Brian German is the newest addition to the staff at AgNet West, joining the team in 2017. As a radio professional, he has several years of experience working for multiple media outlets throughout the Central San Joaquin Valley. He earned his B.A. degree in mass communication and journalism from California State University Fresno.

German has always had a deep appreciation for the hard work that goes into agricultural production having grown up in the Central Valley. He has spent the last few years working specifically in the ag journalism industry, reporting on topics that affect farmers and highlighting the important role California agriculture plays in feeding the world.
Contact Brian at Brian@agnetmedia.com.

 

Content Managers
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Daniel Lee has been with AgNet West since it started. He posts content and maintains the website, and is the technical contact for affiliates.

 

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Aria Wilcox started as an intern in fall/winter 2014 and was brought on staff in 2015. She assists social media, website posting and events.

For information on our internship program, email office@agnetwest.com.

Feature Contributors
Albert Hernandez – California Kitchen
Brian Winnekins – Market Report
Cathy Isom – This Land of Ours
Everit Griner – AgriView
Len Wilcox – The Western View
Randall Weiseman – Livestock Report
Trent Loos – Loos Tales

Contact by Mail

California News Team:

AgNet West
1175 Shaw Ave. #104
PMB 353
Clovis, CA 93612

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