Kelsey Roseth and Calvin Vick received this year’s Madson Fellowships. The fellowship is an annual grant program through OWAA that funds continuing education for outdoor communicators, both members and nonmembers.
Update from OWAA HQs
Members of the Outdoor Writers Association of America elected Ruth Hoyt, Shawn Perich and Ken Keffer to serve on the organization’s board of directors.
The Huffington Post recently published a letter advocating “simple, responsible reforms” in firearms policy that was authored by Dan Ashe and signed by 11 others.
In honor of OWAA’s 90th birthday, Outdoors Unlimited asked five past presidents, each representing a different decade, to talk about their year in office and what they hope for the organization in the future.
Tim Cahill, a founding editor of Outside magazine and a prolific adventure writer, received honorary membership to OWAA following his keynote address at the 2016 annual conference in July in Billings, Montana.
Winning entries from the 2014 Norm Strung Youth Writing Awards – prizes awarded for both prose and poetry, in junior and senior categories.
Mike Zlotnicki replaced Shane Townsend on OWAA’s Board of Directors, taking his spot in November.
Last fall, OWAA distributed a new 23-question member benefit survey to all its members in an effort to collect feedback on topics like how member benefits are used, challenges faced in the outdoor communication industry and our annual conference.
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This past year has been full of adventure and memories, both professionally and personally…