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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 15th annual Becoming an Outdoor Communicator Workshop!

This free workshop is scheduled for 2 – 5 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2019, at the Robinson 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 92nd annual national conference in Little Rock.

2019 agenda

2 – 2:10 p.m. Welcome and Overview – Pat Wray
2:10 – 2:30 p.m. Just Starting Out – Tony Dolle
2:30 – 2:50 p.m. Outdoor Communication in the Digital Age – Nicole Atkins
2:50 – 3:10 p.m. Writing and Publishing Outdoor Books – Tom Huggler
3:10 – 3:30 p.m. The Weird and Wonderful of Outdoor Communication – Steve Griffin
3:30 – 3:50 p.m. Working with and for Non-Profits – Brian Geiger    
3:50 – 4:10 p.m. Opportunities with Outdoor Magazines – Tom Carney
4:10 – 4:30 p.m. Working with and for Government Agencies – Trey Reid
4:30 – 4:50 p.m. Outdoor Opportunities in Television – Dan Small
4:50 – 5 p.m. OWAA and the Outdoor Communicator – Phil Bloom

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, June 21, 2019.

The workshop will be held at the Robinson Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Please check in at the OWAA registration desk on the second floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Little Rock upon arrival.

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