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Becoming an Outdoors Communicator Workshop

Would you like to communicate the joys of our many outdoor recreational pursuits? Are you interested in telling people about the issues facing our natural resources?

Join us for the 12th annual Becoming an Outdoor Communicator Workshop!

This free workshop is scheduled for 2 – 5 p.m., Friday, July 15, 2016, at the Radisson Hotel Billings. Sponsored by the Outdoor Writers Association of America

Hear Seasoned OWAA members share their industry tips and tricks at this free, half-day workshop prior to their 89th annual national conference in Billings.

2016 agenda

Welcome and Overview – Pat Wray
Outdoor Opportunities in Newspapers – Christine Peterson
Outdoor Photography – Tom Ulrich
Writing and Publishing Outdoor Books – Kevin Rhoades
Working in the Outdoor Industry – Bill Brassard
Working with and for Nonprofits – Holly Endersby
Making Social Media Enhance Your Career – Tim Brass
Communicating Conservation and Environmental Issues – Hal Herring
Writing for State and Federal Natural Resource Agencies – Pat Wray
OWAA and the Outdoor Communicator – Tom Sadler

No experience necessary. We all started with just interest and desire. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. If you would like to attend portions of our conference as a guest, that can also be arranged. For further information, please call OWAA headquarters at 406-728-7434;

Register for the BOC workshop

Join us 2 - 5 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2016.

The workshop will be held at Holiday Inn The Grand Montana - Billings in Billings, Montana.

Please check in at the registration desk in the lobby upon arrival.

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