Select Sires Hires Jacqueline Rausch as Multimedia Communications Specialist

PLAIN CITY, Ohio, April 4, 2016-Jacqueline Rausch has joined Select Sires as a Multimedia Communications Specialist. She will be responsible for administering the corporate training site, coordinating audio and video projects, updating and enhancing the public website, managing e-newsletters and managing audio and visual needs for meetings and conferences. Rausch will be based in the Plain City, Ohio office.

"I'm pleased to welcome Jacqueline to the communications department at Select Sires," says Shirley Kaltenbach, director of communications. "Her prior experiences in broadcast journalism, video skills and leadership as well as her team-oriented approach make her a great fit at Select Sires."

Rausch is a 2011 graduate of South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural journalism. Since 2007 she has been a broadcast journalist with the Army National Guard where she shot, edited and produced video news packages, wrote print stories for news outlets and designed posters, banners and brochures. Rausch also spent time as a program assistant for the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology’s youth programs department, a freelance writer and contributor to the Tri-State Livestock News and a content manager for the agriculture and biological sciences department at South Dakota State University. She currently coaches middle school volleyball at St. John's Lutheran School in Marysville, Ohio. Rausch and her husband Kirk reside in North Lewisburg, Ohio.

“Nothing makes me more excited than being surrounded by people who have a passion for the agriculture industry,” says Rausch. “With a 50-year heritage and a tradition of success, Select Sires gives me an opportunity to promote amazing genetics and work with true A.I. experts. I am eager to join the communications department and help Select Sires move forward."

Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is North America's largest A.I. organization and is comprised of nine farmer-owned and -controlled cooperatives. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying dairy and beef producers with North America's best genetics at a reasonable price.