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OWAA is comprised of nearly 800 individual outdoor communicators from the broad, modern spectrum of outdoor beats, from shooting to camping, backpacking to kayaking, wildlife watching to mountain climbing.
As OWAA celebrates its 90th birthday in 2017, we’re kicking off “Member Spotlight Monday,” a new weekly feature that celebrates our present—the gift of our talented current members and their ongoing excellence in outdoor communications. Today, we introduce Julie Hammonds: Where were you born? California Where do you call home now? Arizona What’s your nickname? […]
Where were you born? Philadelphia, Pa. Where do you call home now? Zieglerville, Pa. What’s your nickname? Terry, or Ter What’s your favorite outdoor activity? Casting metal or plugs to fall stripers in the surf. What is your profession/connection with outdoors communication? Press secretary, Pa. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; newspaper columnist (saltwater fishing) […]
Six OWAA members are running for three seats on OWAA’s Board of Directors.
The Outdoor Writers Association of America, the nation’s oldest and largest association of professional outdoors-focused communicators, is seeking a new executive director. The application deadline for the position is Jan. 6, 2017. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Tom Sadler came to the Outdoor Writers Association of America four years ago as our organization was facing a challenging time. He is leaving as executive director at the end of the month having helped OWAA navigate a rough patch in our history.
It is always a pleasure to run into OWAA members when I am traveling around. I am especially thrilled when they are student members like Stephen Myers. I had the chance to hung out a bit with Stephen in October at the Tenkara Jam in North Carolina. He sent an article about the Jam and […]
With 10 contests and 48 categories, there’s something for every outdoor communicator!
Mark Kaufman, Emily Cook and John David Santi II received Bodie McDowell Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year.