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RFD-TV Gets Trump Interview

RFD-TV says it has snagged a "TV exclusive" interview with President Donald Trump following his address to the American Farm Bureau Federation in Nashville Monday (Jan. 8) at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.

RFD-TV anchor Mark Oppold will conduct the interview, which will re-air at 7:30 p.m. on the Rural Evening News.

ARFD-TV and co-owned Cowboy Channel and Rural Radio (SiriusXM, ch. 147) will all be carrying the President's 4 p.m. address live as part of daylong coverage of the annual convention.

RFD-TV reaches over 50 million homes, according to the company, via various outlets including Dish, DirecTV, U-Verse, Comcast, Cox, Charter and over 600 independent cable operators.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.