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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 13th annual Becoming an Outdoor Communicator Workshop!

This free workshop is scheduled for 3 – 6 p.m., Friday, June 23, 2017, at the DECC Harbor Side Convention Center. 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 90th annual national conference in Duluth.

2017 agenda

Welcome and Overview – Pat Wray
Outdoor Opportunities in Television and Radio – Dave Carlson
Outdoor Photography – Keith Crowley
Writing and Publishing Outdoor Books – Ken Keffer
Industry Communications as an Outdoor Career – Bill Brassard
Working with and for Non-Profits – Bob St. Pierre
Opportunities with Outdoor Magazines – Shawn Perich
Working with and for Government Agencies – Cheri Zeppelin
Outdoor Opportunities in Newspapers – John Myers/Sam Cook
OWAA and the Outdoor Communicator – OWAA Executive Director

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 3 - 6 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017.

The workshop will be held at the DECC Harbor Side Convention Center in Duluth, Minnesota.

Please check in at the registration desk on the second level upon arrival.

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