Free OWAA Workshop Prior to Fort Wayne Conference


The Outdoor Writers Association of America will kick off its 91st annual conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana, by offering a free, half-day workshop titled “Becoming an Outdoors Communicator,” from 3 – 6 p.m., Friday, June 1, at the Courtyard Fort Wayne Downtown.

The workshop is the perfect opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in outdoor communication – whether through writing, photography, radio or media relations – to learn about the field, how to break in and how to be successful. Hear established professionals share industry tips and tricks. This year’s line-up explores the many different avenues of outdoor communication. No matter your area of interest, you won’t want to miss this workshop which showcases the variety of opportunities outdoor communications offers with these topics:

Welcome and Overview
Outdoor Opportunities in Radio
Dan Armitage, host, “Buckeye Sportsman with Dan Armitage” radio show
Outdoor Photography
Jeff Moore, photographer,
Writing and Publishing Outdoor Books
Tom Huggler, author of 20 outdoor books
Outdoor Travel & Adventure Writing
Robert Annis, full-time freelance writer
Outdoor Opportunities in Television
Dan Small, host and producer, “Outdoor Wisconsin”
Opportunities with Outdoor Magazines
Tom Carney, editor, The Upland Almanac
Outdoor Opportunities in Newspapers
Joe Dits, reporter, South Bend Tribune
Working with and for Government Agencies
Karen Loke, video producer, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
OWAA and the Outdoor Communicator
Brandon Shuler, OWAA Executive Director

Registration prior to the event is required. Register here.



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