Renowned Global Leader, Tunnicliffe Offers Television Powerhouse Influence Abroad
TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Crossroads Global Media Group formally announced that acclaimed global leader, Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe will provide leadership on Crossroads Canada's and Crossroads USA's Board of Directors effective immediately.
Dr. Tunnicliffe is best known for his leadership at the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), where he has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General since 2005, to support, connect, and represent over 600 million evangelicals around the world. In the course of his work assignments, Dr. Tunnicliffe has travelled to over 120 countries, served as the president of an international agency, and acted as an advisor for the highly successful TV mini-series, The Bible, and major motion picture, Son of God.
"Geoff is one of the most globally connected leaders I know," remarked Crossroads' Global CEO, Dr. John Hull. "We have enjoyed more than twenty years of friendship throughout which he has proven to be a man of great capacity and great compassion. We look forward to him bringing all of his skills to our board tables."
The Crossroads boards are honoured and privileged to welcome Dr. Tunnicliffe to their Board of Directors in which his global experience aligns with Crossroads' vision for expansion and global impact.
Crossroads' flagship television program, "100 Huntley Street," will air its 10,000th episode in October 2015 to audiences in Canada and the U.S. Viewers can watch current episodes anytime at 100huntley.com or christianpost.com.
ABOUT CROSSROADS GLOBAL MEDIA GROUP
Crossroads has been a leader in providing faith and values media content for people of all ages for more than 50 years. Crossroads' flagship television program, "100 Huntley Street," is the longest running Canadian daily television program, and the sixth longest running daily talk show in the world. The program will air its 10,000th episode in October 2015. Crossroads interacts with viewers via 24/7 prayer lines, receiving over 1,000 phone calls a day. Crossroads is also a highly respected and effective relief and development not-for-profit agency, partnering with more than 60 on-site, local NGOs to provide over $36 million in aid and emergency relief around the globe for over 30 years. Effective August 2014, Crossroads Christian Communications Incorporated was officially rebranded as Crossroads Global Media Group™.
ABOUT THE WORLD EVANGELICAL ALLIANCE (WEA)
Over two billion Christians in the world today are represented by three world church bodies. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is one of those, serving and representing more than 600 million evangelicals. Launched in 1846 to unite evangelicals worldwide, the WEA continues to be a dynamic movement with seven regional and 129 national Evangelical Alliances, and over 150 member organizations.
Image with caption: "Global leader, Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, addresses Palestinian delegates in Bethlehem in March 2014. (CNW Group/Crossroads Christian Communications Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20141020_C1636_PHOTO_EN_6869.jpg
SOURCE: Crossroads Christian Communications Inc.
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