Ty Higgins has been promoted to senior director of communications and media relations for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. He serves as a spokesperson for the organization and is the primary point of contact for journalists reporting on farm, food, environmental and public policy issues. Higgins leads Farm Bureau’s social media efforts and contributes content across Farm Bureau’s print and broadcast channels. In addition, he works with Farm Bureau members as they communicate with public officials and consumers. He has been Ohio Farm Bureau’s director of media relations since 2019.
Prior to joining Ohio Farm Bureau, Higgins was a farm broadcaster, writer and network director for Ohio AgNet and Ohio’s Country Journal. He has been deeply engaged in issues important to both farmers and the public. His 25-year career includes farm broadcasting at WRFD radio and the Agri Broadcasting Network and as an on-air personality for WHOK radio in Columbus.
He’s a member of Delaware County Farm Bureau, and he and his wife, Angela, are parents of two children.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission is working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities. Learn more at ofbf.org.
Editors: A high-resolution photo of Mr. Higgins is available for download.