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Outdoor communicators receive nearly $15,000 in awards from OWAA

MISSOULA, Mont. – The Outdoor Writers Association of America is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Excellence in Craft Contests. First-, second- and third-place winners were chosen in seven media-based contests and three subject-based contests. Cash prizes totaled nearly $15,000. Certificates, plaques and prize money will be presented to winners at OWAA’s 84th […]

2011 Bodie McDowell Scholarship Recipients Announced

MISSOULA, Mont. – The Outdoor Writers Association of America awarded six scholarships for the 2011-12 school year to undergraduate and graduate students studying journalism.  Congratulations to 2011 Bodie McDowell Scholarship winners! Successful graduate applicants are Amy A. Whitcomb, University of Idaho ($3,000); Patricia Mary O’Kane, University of Wisconsin – Madison ($3,500); and Jason Daniel Belts […]

2011 Norm Stung Youth Writing Awards contest winners announced

MISSOULA, Mont. – Outdoor Writers Association of America awarded 12 Norm Strung Youth Writing prizes totaling $1,700, sponsored by the Safari Club International Foundation. The annual contest has categories for poetry and prose in two divisions: junior (grades 6-8) and senior (grades 9-12), and entries must be outdoors oriented and previously published in a newsletter, […]

Early-bird registration deadline and housing cut-off Friday, June 10!

Don’t miss out on early registration savings for conference, register today! You can register online or download forms from our website at http://www.owaa.org/2011conference/register. Early-bird rates of only $190/person get you into all conference sessions and activities and include all meals. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to “elevate your adventure, elevate your career” in Utah […]

OWAA elects new board members, passes ballot measures

MISSOULA, Mont. – Outdoor Writers Association of America’s membership recently cast votes to elect three new members to the OWAA Board of Directors: Bruce Cochran (Kansas), Mary J. Nickum (Arizona) and Randy Zellers (Arkansas).  All three Active members will take their board seats on July 11, in conjunction with OWAA’s annual conference in Salt Lake […]

Funk and Morley receive OWAA’s 2011 John Madson Fellowships

MISSOULA, Mont. — Outdoor Writers Association of America has selected William H. Funk and Julie Ann Morley as co-recipients of OWAA’s 2011 John Madson Fellowship. The fellowship is an annual grant program that funds continuing education opportunities for OWAA members. This year’s recipients will share the total award of $2,600 for reimbursable expenses related to […]

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